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obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)