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percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
coax - persuade by flattery
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
condiments - seasonings; spices
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter