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impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed