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::: timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
::: dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
::: discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
::: canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
::: intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance