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polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot