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::: scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
::: rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
::: consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
::: hoodwink - deceive; delude
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack