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unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care