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contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
evenhanded - impartial; fair
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition