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persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
perturb - disturb greatly
import - significance; importance; meaning
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly