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::: champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
::: douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
::: glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
::: miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement