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insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
masticate - chew
demeanor - behavior; bearing
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.