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brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous