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pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
scanty - meager; insufficient
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
abrogate - abolish
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism