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brawl - noisy quarrel
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
assail - assault
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)