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diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
maudlin - effusively sentimental
tenacity - firmness; persistence