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sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
repartee - quick clever reply
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
traduce - expose to slander
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse