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daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction