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pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
trickster - person who cheats people
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
superimpose - place over something else
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol