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bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
cloister - monastery or convent