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dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
baffle - frustrate; perplex
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.