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apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory