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overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty