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onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
gnarled - twisted
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
amnesia - loss of memory
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs