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contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
lateral - of or coming from the side