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oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
simplistic - oversimplified
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
adamant - hard; inflexible
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry