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oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown