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sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
celerity - speed; rapidity
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
aptitude - fitness; talent
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill