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cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
knoll - little round hill; hillock
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
cleft - N: split
breadth - width; extent
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive