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parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising