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::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
::: unravel - disentangle; solve
::: zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
::: encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
::: clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
::: volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
::: extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore