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dormant
adj. lying asleep; in a state of rest
embroil
v. to involve in a quarrel
eulogy
n. high praise for a deceased person
fallacy
n. false idea; mistaken belief
galvanize
v. to arouse suddenly; to startle
heretic
n. a person who upholds religious doctrines contrary to the established beliefs of his church
impartial
adj. fair; just; showing no favorism.
indefatigable
adj. tireless
irrelevent
adj. not to the point; not relating to the subject
laudable
adj. worthy of praise
mitigate
v. to make or to become milder or less severe; to moderate
overt
adj. not hidden; open
persue
v. to study; to read
pragmatic
adj. practical; opinionated; concerned with actual practice rather than with theory or speculation
propensity
n. a natural leaning tendency; bent
rebuff
v. to refuse in a sharp or rude way; to snub; to drive or beat back
repugnant
adj. disgusting; loathsome; objectionable; incompatible
sanction
n/ authorized approval or permission; support or encouragement; something that gives binding force to law
skeptical
adj. not eaisly persuaded or ocnvinced; doubting the fundamental doctrines of religion
stultifying
adj. rendering useless or ineffective; causing to appear stupid or ridiculous
susceptible
adj. very sensative; capable of being acted upon, influenced or affected by a specific trait