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::: incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
::: circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.