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humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate