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grudging
reluctant; unwilling; to hold back
parasitical
living on or deriving from some other host
obstinate
stubborn; unreasonable
cryptic
hidden; secret; having hidden meaning
tractable
easily managed or controlled
irrepressible
difficult or impossible to control
ignominious
marked by shame or disgrace
posthumously
occurring or continuing after one's death
pretext
an excuse; a professed purpose
publican
keeper of a house or tavern; tax collector
manifestly
obvious; shown or demonstrated plainly
factions
conflict within an organization or nation; internal dissension
eloquence
persuasive, powerful expression/speech
sordid
filthy or dirty; foul
articulate
expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language
disinterred
to remove from a grave; exhume