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bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
baffle - frustrate; perplex
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising