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genesis - beginning; origin
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
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palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.