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::: truism - self-evident truth
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
::: baffle - frustrate; perplex
::: centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
::: malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
::: oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
::: insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
::: grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars