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stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
melee - fight
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
oligarchy - government by a privileged few