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::: entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
::: disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
::: compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
::: artifice - deception; trickery
::: throes - violent anguish
::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
::: gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior