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dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
incompatible - inharmonious; N. incompatibility
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
infantile - childish; infantlike
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh