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loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
remnant - remainder
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock