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skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
skinflint - miser; stingy person
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
preamble - introductory statement