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::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: internecine - mutually destructive
::: juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
::: apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
::: aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
::: impenitent - not repentant
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: tenet - doctrine; dogma
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict