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::: laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
::: arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
::: controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
::: bearing - deportment; connection
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: encircle - surround
::: supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
::: gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood