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stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
quietude - tranquillity; calmness
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
patois - local or provincial dialect
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them