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militant - combative; bellicose; N.
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
ubiquitous - being everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous