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pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
evenhanded - impartial; fair
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory