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dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
buffoon - stupid person; clown