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egocentric
self-centered
The egocentric snob didn't notice whom he hurt.
tangible
touchable
A paycheck is one of the tangible benefits of a job.
demagogue
corrupt politician
The demagogue played on public prejudices.
preclude
foreclose
Don't preclude that option.
cryptologist
code breaker
British cryptologists cracked the German code.
ethnocentrism
racial or cultural prejudice
We deplore his narrow ethnocentrism.
pedagogue
teacher
A humorless pedant is a poor pedagogue.
recant
retract
Galileo was force to recant his heliocentric statements.
revoke
cancel
Permission to travel has been revoked.
pugnacious
combative
The pugnacious bully got his comeuppance.
incisive
sharp
Her incisive questions cut deeply into the issue.
diatribe
abusive criticism
The German leader delivered a diatribe against the French