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::: compute - reckon; calculate
::: daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
::: fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
::: pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
::: dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
::: withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax