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bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
intrepid - fearless
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
apiarist - person who keeps bees
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach