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defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
prong - pointed projecting part
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical