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specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful