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affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
bicker - quarrel
underlying - lying below; fundamental
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully