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insurrection - rebellion; uprising
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
obsidian - black volcanic rock
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
chaffing - bantering; joking
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict