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martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
bolster - support; reinforce
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
annuity - yearly allowance
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference