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addiction - compulsive habitual need
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
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
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter