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::: slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
::: regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
::: adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
::: rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
::: voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
::: 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