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::: audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
::: unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
::: nexus - connection
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
::: melee - fight
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.