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protract
v-to draw out or lengthen in time or space
probe
v-to examine, investigate thoroughly; n-an investigation; a device used to explore or examine
liberality
n-generosity, generous act; breadth of mind or outlook
combatant
n-a fighter, adj-engaged in fighting
harangue
v-to deliver a loud, ranting speech; n-a loud speech
harry
v-to make a destructive raid on; to torment, harass
actuate
v-to move to action; to impel
brunt
n-the main impact, force, or burden
abase
v-to lower in esteem, degrade; to humble
quarry
n-a place from which stone is taken; something that is hunted or pursued; v-to cut or take from (or as if from)a quarry
dormant
adj-inactive; in a state of suspension; sleeping
boorish
adj-rude, unrefined; clumsy
dublous
adj-causing uncertainty or suspicion; in a doubtful or uncertain state of mind, hesitant
avert
v-to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid
plaintiff
n-one who begins a lawsuit
spurn
v-to refuse with scorn, disdain
legion
n-a large military force; any large group or number; adj-many,numerous
knave
n-a tricky, deceitful, or unprincipled fellow
subterfuge
n-an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
impenitent
adj-not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offenses