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disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
onus - burden; responsibility