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assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)