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bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
malodorous - foul-smelling
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction