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heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
callus - area of thick hard skin