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mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light