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obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
detonation - explosion
kinetic - producing motion; of motion
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune