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intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas