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iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
meager - scanty; inadequate
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.