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malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
impart - grant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart