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choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify