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firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, implacable, inflexible; an extremely hard substance
noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense
to bring up or begin to talk about; to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce in order to draw off liquid; a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks
a strong defense or protection, a solid wall-like structure for defense; to provide such defense or protection
a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub; an uproar or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified
to spoil or destroy an appetite by too much indulgence, especially in sweet or rich tings, to glut, satiate, surfeit
to compare critically in order to note differences, similarities, etc.; to arrange in order for some specific purpose
characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength
without preparation, offhand, suddenly or hastily done; an extemporaneous composition or remark; a minimal piece suggestive of improvisation
a collection of diverse or miscellaneous items; a general mixture; petals mixed with spices for scent
an excess or overindulgence, as in eating or drinking, causing disgust; to feed or supply with anything to excess
self-righteous, characterized by moralizing; given to use of maxims or adages; saying much in few words, pithy
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