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contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble