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flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger