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::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
::: fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
::: magistrate - official with power to administer the law
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: satirical - using satire; mocking
::: exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule