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idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
gusty - windy
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
unique - without an equal; single in kind