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dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
irascible - irritable; easily angered