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::: genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
::: pious - devout; religious; N. piety
::: 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
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
::: progeny - children; offspring; descendants
::: multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
::: pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
::: extol - praise very highly; glorify
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone