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bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
brawl - noisy quarrel
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
gratuity - tip
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty