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cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
biennial - every two years