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conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
bastard - illegitimate child
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism