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ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
frail - weak; N. frailty
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
upshot - outcome; final result
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)