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sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
contusion - bruise
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude