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implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
consternation - great shock; dismay
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
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
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something