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TiennyBier SAT 13

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adamant a utterly unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite of all appeals, urgings, etc.
litigate vo to make the subject of a lawsuit; contest at law.
equivocate vw to use ambiguous or unclear expressions, usually to avoid commitment or in order to mislead; prevaricate or hedge
pertinent a pertaining or relating directly and significantly to the matter at hand; relevant
intransigent a refusing to agree or compromise; uncompromising; inflexible.
prevaricate vw to speak falsely or misleadingly; deliberately misstate or create an incorrect impression; lie.
adroit a expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body.
dexterous a skillful or adroit in the use of the hands or body.
impeccable a faultless; flawless; irreproachable
aptitude n capability; ability; innate or acquired capacity for something; talent
infallible a absolutely trustworthy or sure
unerring a not erring not going astray or missing the mark
dispassionate a free from or unaffected by passion; devoid of personal feeling or bias; impartial; calm
foresight n care or provision for the future; provident care; prudence.
steadfast a fixed in direction; steadily directed
ostentatious a characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others
milieu n surroundings, especially of a social or cultural nature
ossified a hardened like or into bone.
hypocrite n a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, especially a person whose actions belie stated beliefs.
inimical a adverse in tendency or effect; unfavorable; harmful
curmudgeon n a bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous person.
jingoism n the spirit, policy, or practice of jingoes bellicose chauvinism.
infighting n fighting at close range.
stratagem n a plan, scheme, or trick for surprising or deceiving an enemy.
candid a frank; outspoken; open and sincere
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