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::: sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
::: marital - pertaining to marriage
::: nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
::: taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.