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petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
repast - meal; feast; banquet
ameliorate - improve
rampart - defensive mound of earth
meager - scanty; inadequate