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scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
imbibe - drink in
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
concordat - formal agreement