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browbeat - bully; intimidate
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter