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polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
allege - state without proof
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
outspoken - candid; blunt