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viper - poisonous snake
nugatory - worthless; futile
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
insightful - discerning; perceptive
evince - show clearly
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display