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peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
accost - approach and speak first to a person
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum