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::: fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
::: lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
::: retort - quick sharp reply; V.
::: underlying - lying below; fundamental
::: terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
::: preamble - introductory statement
::: degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank