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aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
ordinance - decree; authoritative order