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materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent