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deranged - insane
agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)