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disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment