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hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile