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obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
simplistic - oversimplified
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites