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cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
animated - lively; spirited
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
reimburse - repay; pay back