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::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
::: vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
::: ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
::: resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.