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::: impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
::: glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
::: unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
::: incur - bring upon oneself
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: invincible - unconquerable