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contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
dishearten - discourage
baffle - frustrate; perplex
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
cadet - student at a military school
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
garner - gather; store up; amass