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drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
mishap - unfortunate accident
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
adorn - decorate
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery