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gainsay - deny
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
lewd - lustful
reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation