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hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
abbreviate - shorten
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory