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adamant - hard; inflexible
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
throes - violent anguish
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
ovation - enthusiastic applause
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision