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stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
check - stop motion; curb or restrain