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heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
incarcerate - imprison
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements