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serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
unique - without an equal; single in kind
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
attenuate - make thin; weaken
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious