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lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
subsequent - following in time or order; later
allure - entice; attract; tempt
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism