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::: persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
::: legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
::: inception - start; beginning
::: empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
::: execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
::: benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits