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altercation - noisy quarrel
paucity - scarcity; dearth
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
cistern - reservoir or water tank
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
hereafter - life after death
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil