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perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
dissent - disagree
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill