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::: dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
::: leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
::: substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
::: escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
::: insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
::: ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
::: virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack