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sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
infantile - childish; infantlike
topple - become unsteady and fall down
swill - drink greedily
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death