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libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression