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truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
mishap - unfortunate accident
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.