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impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order