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spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
preamble - introductory statement