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::: scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
::: importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
::: abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
::: platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
::: contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
::: orator - public speaker
::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
::: tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
::: engulf - surround and swallow up