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defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
censorious - severely critical
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward