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harry
(v.) to make a destructive raid on; to torment; harass
dormant
(adj.) inactive; in a state of suspension; sleeping
legion
(n.) a large military force; any large group or number; (adj.) many, numerous
brunt
(n.) the main impact, force, or burden
impenitent
(adj.) not feeling remorse or soorow for errors or offenses
combatant
(n.) a fighter, (adj.) engaged in fighting
abase
(v.) to 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
actuate
(v.) to move to action; to impel
subterfuge
(n.) an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
avert
(v.) to turn aside; turn away; to prevent, avoid
protract
(v.) to draw out or lengthen in time or space
knave
(n.) a tricky, deceitful, or unprincipled fellow
dubious
(adj.) causing uncertainty or suspicion; in a doubtful or uncertain state of mind; hesitant
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
plaintiff
(n.) one who begins a lawsuit
harangue
(v.) to deliver a loud, ranting speech; (n.) a loud speech
spurn
(v.) to refuse with scorn, disdain
boorish
(adj.) rude, unrefined; clumsy