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rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
illicit - illegal
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)