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phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
betroth - become engaged to marry
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark