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adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
attest - testify; bear witness