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recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.