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blanched

adj. turned pale

bucolic

adj. concerned with the countryside and farming

callous

adj. cruel and unfeeling

cantankerous

adj. bad tempered

churlish

adj. ill-mannered

decimation

n. extensive destruction

disingenuous

adj. crafty

effusive

adj. overly expressive of emotions

erudition

n. great knowledge or learning

facetious

adj. cheeky; not to be taken seriously

flotsam

n. floating rubbish

hodgepodge

n. strange mixture

impetuous

adj. impulsive

implacable

adj. cannot be appeased; relentless

impugned

adj. challenged; attacked in words

incorrigible

adj. cannot be corrected (of behavior)

irascible

adj. easily angered

lugubrious

adj. mounrful; very sad

mollified

adj. calmed; pacified

multifaceted

adj. having many aspects

pedagogy

n. science of teaching

phlegmatic

adj. calm

preeminence

n. fame; top position

prognosis

n. outlook

raiment

n. clothes; garments

retrenchment

n. reducing staff or forces; conserving resources

succinct

adj. clear, short and well-expressed

sundry

adj. miscellaneous

tenuous

adj. shaky; not firm

torrid

adj. hot and steamy

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