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smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
genre - particular variety of art or literature
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
humid - damp; N. humidity
wizardry - sorcery; magic
abut - border upon; adjoin
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion