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killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
memorialize - commemorate
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
ovation - enthusiastic applause
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.