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scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
accelerate - move faster