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objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
humdrum - dull; monotonous
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers