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vendor - seller
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
increment - increase
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery