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buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
cogitate - think over; ponder
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously