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knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
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
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness