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temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
veer - change in direction; swerve
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw