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nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
indite - write; compose
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation