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curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
entomology - study of insects
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply