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volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
agenda - items of business at a meeting
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency