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::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: genre - particular variety of art or literature
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
::: presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
::: allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: congenital - existing at birth
::: delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation