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quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation