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pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question