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insurrection - rebellion; uprising
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
emanate - issue forth; come out
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession