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::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
::: orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
::: harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
::: polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
::: incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew