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Word: proponent

Definition: supporter; backer; opposite of opponent


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::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: contaminate - pollute
::: mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
::: exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
::: contusion - bruise
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
::: tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial