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persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable