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dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
mischance - ill luck
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
conclave - private secret meeting
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance