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canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
incur - bring upon oneself
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
authenticate - prove genuine
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy