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acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
retinue - following; attendants
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
indomitable - unconquerable; unyielding
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious