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discrete - separate; unconnected
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
opportune - timely; well-chosen