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pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation