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intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
buccaneer - pirate
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible