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humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal