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paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
repartee - quick clever reply
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution