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headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
callus - area of thick hard skin
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold