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persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
droll - queer and amusing
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern