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enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
scanty - meager; insufficient
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
deft - neat; skillful
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly