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precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress