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laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
import - significance; importance; meaning
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler