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::: contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: buffoonery - clowning
::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
::: duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
::: enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
::: fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent