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championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
gusty - windy
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean