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nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
discrete - separate; unconnected
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
reprisal - retaliation
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
perpetual - everlasting
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace