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contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor