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bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
patrimony - property inherited from a father
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
trident - three-pronged spear