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::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: masticate - chew
::: melee - fight
::: degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
::: sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
::: misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge