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bookish - fond of books and reading
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
insurrection - rebellion; uprising
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
mishap - unfortunate accident
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop