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::: obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
::: rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
::: philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
::: prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume