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incorrigible - uncorrectable
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
botch - mismanage; blow
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement