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discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy