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harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed