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beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
accord - agreement
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)