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insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
gruel - thin liquid porridge
disinclination - unwillingness
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense