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crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
preeminent - outstanding; superior
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
gnarled - twisted
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity