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enjoin - command; order; forbid
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally