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merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising