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Acrimony
a sharp and bitter manner (crankiness, harshness)
Subvert
to destroy completely; ruin (corrupt, defeat, demolish, destroy)
Militant
engaged in war (active, aggressive, assertive)
Condone
To overlook, forgive (disregard, excuse, forget, forgive)
Preeminent
greatest in importance (capital, chief, distinguished, dominant)
Exaltation
A state or feeling of intense, often excessive exhilaration or well-being (high rank, honor, idolization
Dichotomy
a division or forking into branches
Proselytize
to induce someone to convert to one's own religious faith
Fallacy
a false notion (misconception
Eschew
To avoid; shun (abandon, avoid, evade)
Sacrosanct
Regarded as sacred and inviolable (divine, enthroned, exalted, glorified, holy)
Partisan
a weapon having a blade with lateral projections mounted on the end of a long shaft, used chiefly in the 16th and 17th centuries
Paramount
supreme in rank, power, or authority
Fundamentalism
the interpretation of every word in the sacred texts as literal truth
Gullible
Easily deceived or duped
Profligate
Recklessly wasteful; wildly extravagant
Rudiments
a fundamental element, principle, or skill, as of a field of learning
Espouse
to give one's loyalty or support to (adopt)
Autonomy
a self-governing state, community, or group
Consensus
General agreement or accord