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obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
censorious - severely critical
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising