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unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
cadet - student at a military school
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb