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insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite