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demented - insane
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.