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heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
artless - without guile; open and honest
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.