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ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
attenuate - make thin; weaken
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
maudlin - effusively sentimental
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
adversary - opponent; enemy
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady