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grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
buffoonery - clowning
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story