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::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
::: multiform - having many forms
::: vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
::: contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
::: accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
::: stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter