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enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
hummock - small hill; hillock
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist