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pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
scrappy - quarrelsome
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate