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unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
paramour - illicit lover
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath