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blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble