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Intriguing

Fascinating

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Disparate

Essentially different in kind;

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Perseverance

Persistence

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Realise

Cause to happen; understand clearly

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Sagacious

Wise or shrewd

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Affable

Friendly, easy to talk to

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Stigma

A mark of disgrace, shame

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Tendentious

Expressing or intending to promote a particular case or viewpoint, esp a controversial one

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LNepotism

The practice of among those with power of favouring relatives or friends

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Tactless

Insensitive, inconsiderable l, thoughtless

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Deft

Neatly skilful and quick in one's movement

Skilful, clever

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Malign

Harmful, evil

Speak about in a spitefully critical manner

Blacken someone's name or character

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Forestall

To prevent by taking advance action

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Rigid

Inflexible, stiff

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License

To permit, to allow,

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Fanatical

zealous, filled with excessive and single-minded zeal

Obsessively concerned with something

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Allegiance

Loyalty, commitment, obedience

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Formidable

Intimidating, inspiring fear or respect through impressively large, capable or powerful

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Inevitable

Unavoidable or situation that's unavoidable

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Ferocious

Fierce, cruel, violent

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Entreaty

An earnest or humble request

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Insolence

Rude and disrespectful behaviour

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gratification

Pleasure, satisfaction

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Supplication

entreaty, the action of asking something humbly

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Wilful

(Of a bad to harmful act) intentional, deliberate

Stubborn, self-willed

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Hearken back to

To mention or remember past

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Resurgent

Reviving

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Evanescent

Short-existing, vanishing, fading

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Recrudescent

Reviving

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Inimical

Harmful, hostile, unfriendly