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concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
demerit - fault; bad quality
inception - start; beginning
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
opportune - timely; well-chosen
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
botch - mismanage; blow
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic