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demotic - of or pertaining to the people
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
bookish - fond of books and reading
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
opportune - timely; well-chosen
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
repartee - quick clever reply
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea