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assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
maudlin - effusively sentimental
ambulatory - able to walk
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot