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Adamant

Refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind; unwavering; insistent; resolute; uncompromising

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Benign

Gentle; kindly; harmless; mild; favorable

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Cacophonous

Involving or producing a harsh; discordant (disagreeing) mixture of sounds; noisy;

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Cataclysm

Catastrophe; disaster; calamity; devastation

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Despondent

Disheartened; discouraged; crestfallen; dispirited

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Garrulous

Talkative especially over trivial matters

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Impeccable

Flawless; immaculate; unblemished

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Multifarious

Diverse; numerous; various

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Resolute

Admirably purposeful, determined and unwavering; resolved; adamant

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Subservient

Submissive; deferential;
Subordinate; secondary

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Taciturn

Reserved or uncommunicative in speech; untalkative; saying little

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Vacillate

Indecisive; waver; ambivalent

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Vicissitude

Change of circumstance or fortune typically unpleasant or unfavorable; shift

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Volatile

Evaporative; unpredictable; inconstant; tense; strained

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Zenith

Highest point; point in the sky above observer; at time at which something is most powerful or successful; pinnacle; peak