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pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
grotto - small cavern
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer