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riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
monotheism - belief in one God
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder