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