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exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
tenet - doctrine; dogma
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif