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persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)