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indomitable (adj) unconquerable, unbeatable The political activist, Mahatma Ghandi, had indomitable courage in his non-violent protest against the British.
infallible (adj.) free from error; certain Even though the science professor had advanced degrees, he was not infallible.
plod (v.) to walk heavily or slowly, to lumber The troops knew they had to plod through the intense jungle.
pungent (adj.) stinging, sharp, spicy The pungent aroma of stale cheddar cheese filled the room.
remiss (adj.) careless, negligent If you are remiss in completing your assignments, your grades will fall drastically.
repose (v.) to rest, lie (n.) relaxation, peace of mind Many war veterans repose in Arlington National Cemetery. After spending all day repairing the roof I needed a period of repose before dinner.
temerity (n.) rashness, boldness, recklessness Few of the soldiers had the temerity to contradict the general.
truculant (adj.) fierce, cruel, aggressive, savage Some people with a truculant attitude make life miserable for others.
unfeigned (adj.) sincere, real, genuine The author of the bestselling book was praised for his unfeigned story of human rights violations in the Sudan.
virulent (adj.) spiteful, extremely poisonous, hateful The First Amendment protects the right of free speech for even those who have virulent views toward the government.