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painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
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
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
vying - contending; CF. vie
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things