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resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
indite - write; compose
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares