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headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird