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tenacity - firmness; persistence
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical