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flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill