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::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
::: subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat