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peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned