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unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
impudence - impertinence; insolence
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)