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tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
shrewd - clever; astute
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity