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brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
abscond - depart secretly and hide
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.