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persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
amnesia - loss of memory
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious