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::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
::: precursor - forerunner; predecessor
::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: gratuity - tip
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
::: anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
::: porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
::: magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate