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precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
insurgent - rebellious; N.
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
mischance - ill luck
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
berate - scold strongly
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.