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::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
::: institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
::: entreat - plead; ask earnestly
::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
::: herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
::: concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: hermitage - home of a hermit
::: solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble