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captious - faultfinding; too critical
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
abjure - renounce upon oath
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper