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truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)