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gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand