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persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)