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propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
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
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)