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perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
belittle - disparage; depreciate