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ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
evince - show clearly
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities