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contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
inevitable - unavoidable
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe