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delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
abscission - cutting off; separation
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
engulf - surround and swallow up
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic