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resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
blunder - error; stupid mistake
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
defection - desertion
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free