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brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
entomology - study of insects
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp