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::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
::: tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
::: altercation - noisy quarrel
::: beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
::: whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
::: oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
::: bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter