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drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
centripetal - tending toward the center
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
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