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surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated