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impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.