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denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
surmise - guess; N.
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous