|Backlash (Noun)||A strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development.||
with his Twitter statements.
|Duress (Noun)||Threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgement.||
||I think Harry was under duress when she signed the agreement; he never would have voluntarily accepted those conditions.|
|Gnaw (Verb)||Cause persistent distress or anxiety.||
choose to seethe
letting it gnaw
away at you.
|Lunacy (Noun)||A foolish act or idea||
from the loud
the lunacy that
the woman had.
|Scuffle (Noun)||A physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups||
||It is expected for the friends to get into a light scuffle over their chores, but no one got hurt.|
|Smattering (Noun)||A small number||
||He spoke a smattering of words she didn’t understand.|
|Smug (Adjective)||Having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.||
||Because Rohit had a smug attitude during his meeting with the principal, he projected the image he was proud of his misdeeds.|
|Strew (Verb)||Scatter or spread (things) untidily over a surface or area.||
||Environmentalists were saddened to see people strew litter everywhere in the medians of the highways.|
|Upkeep (Noun)||The act or activity of keeping something in an existing and usually satisfactory condition.||
||The business house will spend Rs. 35 crore over the next 5 years on the fort’s upkeep.|
|Vest (Verb)||Confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone.||
||Citizens of the United States have the vested right to freedom of speech.|