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skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position