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brackish - somewhat saline
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen