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wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
recline - lie down
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
complementary - serving to complete something
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze