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waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
emanate - issue forth; come out
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency