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unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal