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Word: resilient

Definition: elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)


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::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
::: welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
::: mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
::: languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
::: metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis