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::: tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
::: dissertation - formal essay; treatise
::: consummate - complete; V.
::: spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
::: connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
::: license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.