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laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
injurious - harmful; causing injury
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore