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::: arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
::: bastard - illegitimate child
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
::: probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
::: coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
::: frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
::: aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully