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dishearten - discourage
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
internecine - mutually destructive
certitude - certainty
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer