Proctor

Noun.

  1. (US) A person who supervises students as they take an examination, in the United States at the college/university level; often the department secretary, or a fellow/graduate student; an invigilator.
  2. (Britain) An official at any of several older universities.
  3. (Britain, law) A legal practitioner in ecclesiastical and some other courts.
  4. (obsolete) One appointed to collect alms for those who could not go out to beg for themselves, such as lepers and the bedridden.
  5. A procurator or manager for another.
  6. A representative of the clergy in convocation.

Parsimony

Noun. 1. Great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily. 2. (by extension) The principle of using the fewest resources or explanations to solve a problem.

Flummox

Verb. To confuse; to fluster; to flabbergast.

Perturbed

Adjective. Disturbed; flustered.

Liquid

Noun. A substance that is flowing, and keeping no shape, such as water; a substance of which the molecules, while not tending to separate from one another like those of a gas, readily change their relative position, and which therefore retains no definite shape, except that determined by the containing receptacle; an inelastic fluid.

Panache

Noun. 1. An ornamental plume on a helmet. quotations. 2. Flamboyant, energetic style or action; dash; verve.

Tube

Noun. Anything that is hollow and cylindrical in shape.

Besotted

Adjective. 1. infatuated 2. intellectually or morally blinded 3. intoxicated

Cretin

Noun. A person who fails to develop mentally and physically due to a congenital hypothyroidism. (by extension, derogatory) An idiot.

Ferocious

Adjective. Marked by extreme and violent energy.

Slavering

Adjective. Drooling saliva.

Prattle

Verb. To speak incessantly and in a childish manner; to babble.

Elegy

Noun. A mournful or plaintive poem; a funeral song; a poem of lamentation.

Gobsmacked

Adjective. Flabbergasted, astounded, speechless, overawed.

Jabber

Verb. To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense.