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quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
document - provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.