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sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
repeal - revoke; annul
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
absolve - pardon (an offense)
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse