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buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder