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::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: agitate - stir up; disturb
::: impenitent - not repentant
::: bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: missile - object to be thrown or projected
::: mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech