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::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
::: transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
::: irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
::: contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap