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brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
assail - assault
filing - particle removed by a file
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory