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categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer