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odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
pliant - flexible; easily influenced
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral