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equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
brackish - somewhat saline
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)