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masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
patois - local or provincial dialect
predecessor - former occupant of a post
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
cogent - convincing
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity