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obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)