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offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
affluence - abundance; wealth
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion