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contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
empirical - based on experience
predilection - preference; partiality
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved