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Bulwark

A wall or embankment for defense

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Crescendo

A steady increase in intensity or force

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Disingenuous

Crafty, not straightforward

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Dogged

Unrelenting, persistent

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Etymology

The study of word origin and change

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Extant

In existence

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Impresario

Producer of entertainment, manager

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Intransigent

Uncompromising

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Lachrymose

Mournful

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Malaise

Discomfort, unease

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Pallid

Pale, dull

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Palpable

Able to be handled or touched, obvious

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Pundit

A critic

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Requisite

Required, important

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Waive

Not enforce a rule, set aside