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1

daunting

adj. intimidating

2

gallantry

n. bravery

3

resolute

adj. determined

4

steadfast

adj. resolute, loyal

5

valor

n. bravery

6

vanquish

v. conquer

7

byzantine

adj. complex

8

implausible

adj. improbable

9

ironic

adj. incongruous

10

juxtapose

v. put side by side for contrast

11

misnomer

n. incorrect name/ term

12

ostensible

adj. apparent, supposed

13

palpable

adj. tangible, obvious

14

tactile

adj. concrete, tangible

15

covet

v. yearn for

16

ascertain

v. make certain of

17

libel

n. slander
v. slander

18

notorious

adj. infamous (bad reputation)

19

defame

v. libel

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slander

n. defamation (act of attacking reputation of)