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encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
demeanor - behavior; bearing
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book