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hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon