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temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
portly - stout; corpulent
brackish - somewhat saline
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
bacchanalian - drunken
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
noose - loop formed in a rope