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temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
annuity - yearly allowance
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
mortician - undertaker; CF. death