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pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
wizardry - sorcery; magic
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different