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slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
abash - embarrass
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
ventral - abdominal
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate