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Matching or surpassing (a person or achievement), typically by imitation; imitate; reproduce.

Emulation

1

Showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks; showing an impudent lack of respect.

Audacious

2

Hate or loathe-filled curses or swearing.

Execrations

3

Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior.

Capricious

4

Showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense.

Vehement

5

Robust; capable of enduring difficult conditions.

Hardy

6

Of various kinds; several.

Sundry

7

(of a woman or her appearance) dirty and untidy.

Slatternly

8

Constant or close attention to what one is doing or to someone else.

Assiduity

9

A right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class; the right of the sovereign, which in British law is theoretically subject to no restriction.

Prerogatives

10

Eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant.

Truculent

11

Annoying, awkward, or annoying due to size, weight, or complexity.

Cumbrous

12

An urgent need or demand.

Exigency

13

Extremely poor; poverty-sricken; mean.

Penurious

14

Each of two parts into which a thing is or can be divided; a part or portion, especially a lesser share.

Moiety

15

Deceitful and untrustworthy.

Perfidious

16

The instruction or improvement of a person morally or intellectually.

Edification

17

A distinct outgrowth on a human or animal body or on a plant, especially one that is the result of a disease or abnormality; an unattractive or superfluous addition or feature.

Excrescence

18

A substance that flows out of something; the action of flowing out.

Effluence