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uproar - noisy confusion
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
replenish - fill up again