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tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
incur - bring upon oneself
boorish - rude; insensitive
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste