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Occident - the West
contusion - bruise
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
suitor - man who is courting a woman
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services