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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
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees