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pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
philology - study of language or words
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
regime - method of system or government
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity