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concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
incarcerate - imprison
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross