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hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.