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polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
imminent - impending; near at hand