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determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart