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pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
trickster - person who cheats people
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
abeyance - suspended action
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art