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::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
::: forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
::: beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
::: opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind