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primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
citadel - fortress
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
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