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thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
chaffing - bantering; joking
remediable - reparable
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
facsimile - copy
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark