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brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
demoniac - (demoniacal) fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.