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Word: tendentious

Definition: 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


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::: parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
::: conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
::: thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
::: depict - portray
::: proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
::: vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
::: enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
::: wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
::: harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid