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unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
unprepossessing - unattractive
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer