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shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding