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adamant
firm in purposeor opinion
unyeilding
obdurate
(n.) an extremely hard substance
brouhaha
a confused hodgepodge of sounds; an uproar or commotion
bulwark
n. a strong defense or protection
v. to provide such defense or protection
choleric
adj. easily made angry, bad-tempered
cloy
v. to spoil or destroy an appetite by too much indulgance
curtail
v. to cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expected;to reduce
deference
courteous yeilding to the wishes and ideas of another person
definitive
conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done
demeanor
the way a person behaves
enigmatic
puzzling
impromptu
without preparation
mawkish
sentimental
mollify
pacify
onus
something that is heavy or burdensome
presentiment
sense of approaching misfortune
profligate
given over to self indulgence
remit
send or hand in
requisite
needed, necessary
satorial
pertaining to a tailor
thwart
to oppose