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reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice