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::: abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
::: melee - fight
::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
::: waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved