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brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
promontory - headland
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
buffoon - stupid person; clown
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy