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primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
humility - humbleness of spirit
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy