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dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
dispirited - lacking in spirit
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional