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disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
surmount - overcome
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
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
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb