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::: disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
::: jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
::: totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
::: extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
::: confound - confuse; puzzle
::: jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock