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truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
decelerate - slow down
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
gusty - windy
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part