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interminable - endless
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
gnarled - twisted
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin