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persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
sluggard - lazy person
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
insurgent - rebellious; N.
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer