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headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale