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::: effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
::: scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
::: neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
::: protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish