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fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
hovel - shack; small wretched house
deserts - what someone deserves
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
demeanor - behavior; bearing
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence