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dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel