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haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue