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rescind
To make void; repeal or annul.
raconteur
One who tells stories and anecdotes with skill and wit.
excoriate
1. to denounce or berate severely; flay verbally: He was excoriated for his mistakes.
2. to strip off or remove the skin from:
obfuscate
1. to confuse, bewilder, or stupefy.
imprecation
1. the act of imprecating; cursing.
2. a curse; malediction.
torpid
1. inactive or sluggish.
2. slow; dull; apathetic; lethargic.
ensconced
To settle (oneself) securely or comfortably: She ensconced herself in an armchair.
To place or conceal in a secure place.
bellicose
inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent; pugnacious.
idiosyncratic
a characteristic, habit, mannerism, or the like, that is peculiar to an individual.
profligate
utterly and shamelessly immoral or dissipated; thoroughly dissolu