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verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy