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Vocab 15

Firm in purpose or opinion, unyeilding, obdurate, implacable, inflexible Adamant
A confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub; an uproar or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified Brouhaha
A strong defense or protection; a solid wall-like structure for defense Bulwark
Easily made angry, bad-tempered Choleric
To spoil or destroy an appetite by too much indulgence, especiallu in sweet or rich things Cloy
To cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expected; to reduce Curtail
Courteous yielding to the wishes and ideas of another person; great respect marked by submission, as to a superior Deference
Conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done Definitive
The way a person behaves, overall impression made by comportment, manner, facial appearance Demeanor
Puzzling, perplexing, inexplicable, not easily understood Enigmatic
Without preperation, offhand, suddenly or hastily done, spontaneaous Impromptu
Excessively and objectionably sentimental; having midly sickening flavor Mawkish
To soften, make gentle, pacify; to calm, allay, assuage, appease, placate; to reduce in intensity Mollify
Something that is heavy or burdensome Onus
A vague sense of approaching misfortune Presentiment
Given over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral Profligate
To send or hand in; to cancel Remit
Needed, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable Requisite
Of or pertaining to a tailor or his work; having to do with clothes or dress Saratorial
To oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate Thwart
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