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chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
abeyance - suspended action
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
indelible - not able to be erased
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part