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histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
pretext - excuse
limpid - crystal clear
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory