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percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
impudence - impertinence; insolence
cache - hiding place; V.
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.