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pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
evenhanded - impartial; fair
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
abbreviate - shorten
alchemy - medieval chemistry
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception