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::: disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
::: grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
::: debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
::: jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
::: indigent - poor; destitute
::: subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier