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insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
iota - very small quantity
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world