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anonymous
having unknown authorship
irresolute
undecided or uncertain as to action
obdurate
not giving in to persuasion
obsequious
excessively eager to serve or obey
pertinacity
quality of holding firm in a belief
stoic
seemingly indifferent to pain or pleasure
audacious
fearless, daring, bold
contumacy
obstinate resistance to authority
dour
marked by stubbornness or sternness
eclat
great brilliance, as of performance or achievement
indefatigable
incapable of being fatigued
querulous
given to complaining, peevish
sardonic
scornfully mocking and derisive
surly
suddenly ill humored, gruff
truculent
savage and cruel, fierce
unctuous
characterized by insincere earnestness
convivial
sociable
ebullience
exuberance
felicitous
well chosen; apt
irascible
prone to outbursts of temper
placed
having undisturbed surface or aspect
metonymy
figure of speech using a feature of an item
misnomer
a name wrongly or unsuitably applied
nomenclature
system of names in arts and science
nominal
existing only in name not in actuality
renown
quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
cognomen
a descriptive nickname
denomination
the name of a class or group
homonym
word with the same sound as another
ignominy
great personal dishonor