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presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.