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tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
scorch - sear; N.
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated