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functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry