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finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty