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caustic
Causing a burning or stinging sensation, as from intense emotion; sarcastic
fatuous
Foolish, vacantly silly, stupid, besotted
salient
Strikingly conspicuous; prominent. noticeable
supercilious
Haughtily contemptuous in character or demeanour; having or marked by an air of contemptuous superiority or disdain.
Dictatorial, arbitrary, despotic, overbearing. Exacting or severe in judgement, censorious
insular
Of or pertaining to an island; inhabiting or situated on an island. b. Phys. Geog. Of climate: Of the moderate or temperate kind which prevails in situations surrounded and tempered by the sea.
Of the nature of an island; composing or forming an island.
analogy
orrespondence or adaptation of one thing to another
sedition
A concerted movement to overthrow an established government; a revolt, rebellion, mutiny
charalatan
a mountebank or Cheap Jack who descants volubly to a crowd in the street; esp. an itinerant vendor of medicines who thus puffs his ‘science’ and drugs; one who claims to possess knowledge in the medical field
An empiric who pretends to possess wonderful secrets, esp. in the healing art; an empiric or impostor in medicine, a quack