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practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
terminus - last stop of railroad; end