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obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
perpetual - everlasting
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure