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::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
::: grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
::: pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: wary - very cautious; watchful
::: chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature