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::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
::: renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
::: mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
::: gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
::: capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance