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::: reprisal - retaliation
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
::: demented - insane
::: stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.