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::: contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
::: stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
::: cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
::: mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
::: resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
::: negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
::: impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible