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loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
courier - messenger
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
vying - contending; CF. vie