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militant - combative; bellicose; N.
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
ensue - follow (as a result)
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen