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::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
::: xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
::: ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
::: tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
::: mishap - unfortunate accident
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: satirical - using satire; mocking
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
::: guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise