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::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: chronic - long established as a disease