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contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
hummock - small hill; hillock
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
genesis - beginning; origin
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid