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pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
demented - insane
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.