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::: default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
::: ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
::: parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
::: contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
::: purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
::: 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
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: befuddle - confuse thoroughly
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength