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Pugilist
Fighter, gladiator
Defer
Yield to
Anodyne
Not likely to provoke dissent or offense; inoffensive
Antebellum
Period before a war (used especially with reference to the Civil War)
Psycophant
Someone who acts obsequiously towards someone important in order to gain advantage; flatterer; bootlicker
Obsequious
Obedient or attentive in excess, or to a servile degree
Fulmination
Tirade; protest; verbal attack or denunciation