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aspirant - seeker after position or status
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold