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temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health