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headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
consonance - harmony; agreement
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as