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hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
potentate - monarch; sovereign
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
sinister - evil; ominous