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remonstrate
plead in protest
Her earnest, repeated remonstrations were in vain.
solipsism
doctrine: only self exists
His narcissistic solipsism was amusing
ineluctable
not escapable
You must face the ineluctable consequences.
truculent
fiercely savage
His truculent nationalism was undiplomatic.
supererogatory
beyond what's asked
His supererogatory efforts annoyed us.
infra dig
beneath dignity
It was considered infra dig even to ask.
recondite
abstruse
The recondite subject was beyond his intellect.
disinter
unearth
The crew slowly disinterred the buried home.
disjecta membra
scattered fragments
Only the disjecta membra of her work remained.
obloquy
verbal abuse
Hester received the obloquy of the community.
abrogate
annul
It is preferable not to abrogate a firm agreement.
acronym
initials-name
NATO, RADAR, and SCUBA are acronyms.
pugnacious
combative
The pugnacious youth always started fights.
incisive
sharp
Her incisive questions cut to the heart of the issue.
diatribe
abusive speech
The senator's public diatribe reflected his rage.