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bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
vicar - parish priest; representative
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'