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::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
::: concord - harmony; accord
::: undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty