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balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
contaminate - pollute
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
demise - death
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person