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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
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent