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consternation - great shock; dismay
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
collage - work of art put together from fragments
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position