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::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: regicide - murder of a king or queen
::: filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
::: compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
::: renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
::: connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
::: voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
::: jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger