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conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
adept - expert at; very skilled
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender