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stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
chuckle - laugh quietly
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
feign - pretend
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession