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snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic