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obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
hermitage - home of a hermit
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation