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terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
melee - fight
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
browbeat - bully; intimidate
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary