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1

To reel

To lose one's balance and stagger/lurch

2

Impudent

Not showing due respect to another, INSOLENT, impertinent

3

Ken

(To know). One's range of knowledge and understanding

4

Wry

1. Using dry, mocking humour 2. Appearance, twisted in disgust

5

Gallant

1. Brave, heroic 2. Attentive and chivalrous towards women

6

Aforementioned

Mentioned before

7

To cajole

To persuade someone to do something via flattery and coaxing

8

To abscond

To leave secretly to avoid custody/arrest

9

Demeanour

Outward behaviour. Mien (indicates character or mood)

10

Succinct

Briefly and clearly expressed, laconic

11

Inchoate

Just began, not fully formed, rudimentary