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Gall

N: shameless boldness; nerve

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Parry

V: to deflect or evade a blow (physical or otherwise)

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Cogitate

V: to think deeply

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Transpire

V: to happen; to take place

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Ruffian

N: a brutal, lawless person

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Licentious

ADJ: morally unrestrained

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Numismatist

N: a coin collector

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Paucity

N: a scarcity; a lack

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Fatalistic

ADJ: believing that all events in life are inevitable and determined by fate

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Obtrude

V: to force oneself into a situation uninvited

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Pensive

ADJ: dreamily thoughtful

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Lackadaisical

ADJ: uninterested; listless

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Elated

ADJ: in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful

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Alienate

V: to turn away feelings or affections (or even other people)

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Epigram

N: a witty saying expressing a single thought

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