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spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
aegis - shield; protection; defense
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
filing - particle removed by a file
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word