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diva - operatic singer; prima donna
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
patrimony - property inherited from a father
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious