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polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.