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spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
buccaneer - pirate
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia