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surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
concord - harmony; accord
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible