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acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
paramour - illicit lover
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
tenacity - firmness; persistence