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aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
collation - a light meal; collating
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
congenital - existing at birth
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean