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::: maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: longevity - long life; long duration
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
::: imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;
::: rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply