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insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
berate - scold strongly
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated