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angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
demented - insane