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vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
shrewd - clever; astute
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition