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metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce