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::: barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
::: eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
::: embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
::: deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
::: domineer - rule over tyrannically
::: repartee - quick clever reply