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impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
atypical - not normal; not typical
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
retinue - following; attendants
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant