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drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous