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stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
indite - write; compose
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling