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gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
veer - change in direction; swerve
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy