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averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
indomitable - unconquerable; unyielding
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
adversary - opponent; enemy
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value