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whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
belated - delayed
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
accost - approach and speak first to a person
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible