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martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
unprepossessing - unattractive
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
Occident - the West
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument