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To attack suddenly and without warning from a concealed place; ambush
AMBUSCADE
To attack with violent blows or verbally
ASSAIL
To misrepresent or contradict
BELIE
To focus the attention on a subject persistently and moodily; worry; the young of an animal
BROOD
An event that brings terrible loss; disaster
CALAMITY
To tease in a good-natured way; trivial or worthless matter
CHAFF
Mixed together
COMMINGLED
To overcome the distrust of
CONCILIATE
Attracting attention by being unusual or remarkable
CONSPICUOUS
Quick and skillful
DEFT
To make uneasy; uneasiness
DISCOMFIT/DISCOMFITURE
A measured portion; a dose; the drawing of a liquid as from a cask or keg
DRAUGHT
An outgrowth or enlargement
EXCRESCENCE
Appropriate to a purpose; practical haste
EXPEDIENT/EXPEDIENCY
To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick
GOAD
Deserving disgrace or shame
IGNOMINIOUS
To urge to action through moral pressure; to drive forward
IMPEL
Arrogantly domineering or overbearing
IMPERIOUS
Relentless; not to be persuaded
INEXORABLE
hidden
LATENT
One who feigns illness or other incapacity to avoid duty or work
MALINGERER
Careful attentions, usually to serve others
MINISTRATIONS
Very numerous; existing in great numbers
MULTITUDINOUS
To be very numerous; to exist in great numbers
MUSE
Hardened against feeling; hardhearted; stubborn
OBDURATE
In an arrogant or self-assured manner
PEREMPTORILY
Persistent determination
PERTINACITY
Special right
PREROGATIVE
Primary or fundamental; original
PRIMORDIAL
To find fault or criticize for petty reasons; an irrelevant objection
QUIBBLE
An expression of protest, complaint, or reproof
REMONSTRANCE
Noticeable, prominent, having a quality that brings to attention
SALIENT
Beyond what is required or sufficient
SUPERFLUOUS
Work, especially when arduous or involving painful effort
TRAVAIL
Unusual; out of the ordinary
UNWONTED