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  • intransigent

    An intransigent person is stubborn; thus, they refuse to change their ideas or behavior, often in a way that seems unreasonable.

  • prodigal

    Someone who behaves in a prodigal way spends a lot of money and/or time carelessly and wastefully with no concern for the future.

  • ambiguous

    If you describe something as ambiguous, you mean that it is unclear or confusing because it can be understood in multiple ways.

  • mitigate

    If you mitigate something that causes harm, you reduce the harmful or painful effects of it.

  • castigate

    When you castigate someone, you criticize or punish them severely.

  • exiguous

    An exiguous amount of something is meager, small, or limited in nature.

  • litigate

    When you litigate, you go before a court in order to bring forth a lawsuit or voice another serious concern you have.

  • allege

    When you allege that someone has done something, you say or claim that they have done it without showing any proof.

  • navigate

    When you navigate, you find your way from one place to another.

  • ambiguity

    an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context

  • castigation

    a severe scolding

  • exigency

    a pressing or urgent situation

  • intransigence

    the trait of being intransigent

  • litigation

    a legal proceeding in a court

  • navigator

    the ship's officer in charge of navigation

  • prodigality

    the trait of spending extravagantly

  • unmitigated

    not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity

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