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pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
collation - a light meal; collating
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
uproar - noisy confusion