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demerit - fault; bad quality
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
blunder - error; stupid mistake
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica