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intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
mural - wall painting
indigence - poverty
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality