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recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance