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::: swill - drink greedily
::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
::: convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
::: pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
::: contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
::: refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
::: blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt