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cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
cession - yielding to another; ceding
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean