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::: lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
::: groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
::: withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
::: defection - desertion
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
::: deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
::: torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.