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boor - rude, insensitive person
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid