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atypical - not normal; not typical
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
decelerate - slow down
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)