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ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
assiduous - diligent
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
fissure - crevice; crack
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?