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constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible