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serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
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
defection - desertion
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
mural - wall painting
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)