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reprisal - retaliation
adage - wise saying; proverb
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
deface - mar; disfigure
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer