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boor - rude, insensitive person
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
chuckle - laugh quietly
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress