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recurrent - occurring again and again
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
Elysium - place or condition of bliss
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause