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wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
nugatory - worthless; futile
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal