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exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
endue - provide with some quality; endow
insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance