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bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
demotic - of or pertaining to the people
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory