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obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
statute - law enacted by the legislature
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs