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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
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted