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resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
bolster - support; reinforce
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
indolent - lazy
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about