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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
residue - remainder; balance
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill