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flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
innate - inborn
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength