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vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
minatory - menacing; threatening
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver