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squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise