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agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
curtail - shorten; reduce
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus