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taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
emanate - issue forth; come out
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm