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::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
::: acknowledge - recognize; admit
::: academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
::: shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
::: requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)