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substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
emancipate - set free; liberate
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching