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sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
mimicry - imitation
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor