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tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
ensue - follow (as a result)
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance