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inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
comestible - something fit to be eaten
chaffing - bantering; joking
tremulous - trembling; wavering
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory