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iota - very small quantity
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
adamant - hard; inflexible
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots