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lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments