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perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
concordat - formal agreement
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition