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::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
::: throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
::: dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
::: scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
::: staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
::: deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
::: invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure