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indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors