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discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
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
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment