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irascible - irritable; easily angered
missile - object to be thrown or projected
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
rotund - (of a person) fat and round
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
gruel - thin liquid porridge
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance