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scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
predecessor - former occupant of a post
unerringly - infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked