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precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance