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insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
bigotry - stubborn intolerance
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom