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terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect