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revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux