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::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
::: manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
::: bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: soothsayer - one who foretells the future
::: tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
::: champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)