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elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
compensatory - making up for; repaying
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
impudence - impertinence; insolence
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible