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belligerent - quarrelsome
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate