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insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
quietude - tranquillity; calmness
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
frail - weak; N. frailty
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement