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linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
sentinel - sentry; lookout
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
malediction - curse
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate