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trivial

not large enough to consider or notice

robust

physically strong

converge

come together so as to form a single product

coy

modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures

crux

most important point; essential part

conservative

a person who believes government power, particularly in the economy, should be limited in order to maximize individual freedom

communist

person believes government should control businesses and operate for the benefit of all citizens - land, factories, railroads, businesses, etc. are shared equally by all

spate

a sudden forceful flow

druthers

one's own way, choice, or preference

contemporary

belonging to the present time

relativism

the idea that nothing is real or true except in the mind of the individual person, whats right for you might not be whats right for me

fiscal

involving financial matters

deprivation

act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

audacious

disposed to venture or take risks

coalition

the state of being combined into one body

preferential

giving or showing an advantage to one over another

hoodwink

conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end

advocate

push for something

militant

(adj.) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause; (n.) an activist

diligence

persevering determination to perform a task

inflection

Change in pitch or tone of the voice

beleaguered

to harass; beset

furor

an uproar; a state of great anger or excitement

fastidious

giving and careful attention to detail

altruistic

unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others

competent

properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient

introspective

contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings

nihilism

complete denial of all established authority and institutions

versatile

(used of persons) having many skills

superficial

involving a surface only

assertive

confidently aggressive

magnanimous

generous and understanding and tolerant

indomitable

unconquerable, refusing to yield

chagrin

strong feelings of embarrassment

novel

of a kind not seen before

circumspect

careful, cautious

scourged

whipped, flogged; chastened severely

chasten

correct by punishment or discipline

derision

scoffing at, mockery, ridicule

contempt

a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body

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