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pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion