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brawl - noisy quarrel
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
indite - write; compose
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged