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uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
internecine - mutually destructive
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension