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exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
apiarist - person who keeps bees