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::: surmount - overcome
::: mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
::: postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
::: indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
::: simplistic - oversimplified
::: jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully