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precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution