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pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
bookish - fond of books and reading
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat