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::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
::: interloper - intruder; one who interferes
::: irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
::: wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
::: breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
::: consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
::: belligerent - quarrelsome