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hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
apiarist - person who keeps bees
mauve - pale purple
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
insurgent - rebellious; N.
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher