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pendulous - hanging; suspended
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism