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unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand