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::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
::: abbreviate - shorten
::: retort - quick sharp reply; V.
::: flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
::: repository - storehouse
::: quicksilver - mercury
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative