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intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
insurgent - rebellious; N.
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
bastard - illegitimate child
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next