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premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore