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antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
invincible - unconquerable
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep