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antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
animosity - active enmity
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness