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impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
surmise - guess; N.
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume