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::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
::: credo - creed
::: stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
::: stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
::: vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
::: adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
::: adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile