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mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
lofty - very high
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
impenitent - not repentant
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
misogamy - hatred of marriage