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bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
remediable - reparable
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law