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::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
::: knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
::: arboreal - of or living in trees
::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)