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scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
hazardous - dangerous
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen