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dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence