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climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
belligerent - quarrelsome
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow