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quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
browbeat - bully; intimidate
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.