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catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
knoll - little round hill; hillock
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)