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laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
monograph - scholarly article
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
consummate - complete; V.
scrappy - quarrelsome
conflagration - great fire