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::: affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
::: exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
::: loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
::: burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
::: recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet