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anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
ameliorate - improve
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)