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pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
divulge - reveal
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer