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laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste