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to badger
/ˈbædʒɝ/
verb
to repeatedly and annoyingly ask someone something, particularly as a way of persuasion
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badinage
/bˈædɪnɪdʒ/
noun
a humorous comment or conversation
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callosity
/kælˈɑːsɪɾi/
noun
the quality of being emotionally insensitive
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callous
/ˈkæɫəs/
adjective
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for the feelings or suffering of others
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inexpedient
/ˌɪnɛkspˈiːdiənt/
adjective
impractical, inconvenient, and inadvisable
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inexorable
/ˌɪˈnɛksɝəbəɫ/
adjective
emotionally insensitive and impossible to move
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inexplicable
/ˌɪnəksˈpɫɪsəbəɫ/
adjective
not having the quality to be explained, justified, or perceived
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inextensible
/ˌɪnɛkstˈɛnsəbəl/
adjective
without the capacity to be enlarged
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pauper
/ˈpɔpɝ/
noun
a person who is financially in trouble
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pauperism
/pˈɔːpɚɹˌɪzəm/
noun
the condition of being so poor that one does not have access to any food, support, or right
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to reestablish
/ɹiɪˈstæbɫɪʃ/
verb
to bring back a lost connection or a former condition
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retention
/ɹiˈtɛnʃən/
noun
the act of keeping something that one already has
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to reform
/ɹəˈfɔɹm/, /ɹɪˈfɔɹm/
verb
to make a society, law, system, or organization better or more effective by making many changes to it
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reformer
/ɹɪˈfɔɹmɝ/
noun
a tool used for breaking down the molecules of oil or gas into smaller pieces
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obstinate
/ˈɑbstənət/
adjective
stubborn and unwilling to change one's behaviors, opinions, views, etc. despite other people's reasoning and persuasion
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obstinacy
/ˈɑbstənəsi/
noun
the quality of unreasonably behaving or thinking in a particular way without considering opposite opinions
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to perspire
/pɝˈspaɪɹ/
verb
to produce small drops of liquid on the surface of the skin, often as a result of physical exertion, anxiety, or heat
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perspiration
/ˌpɝspɝˈeɪʃən/
noun
a salty liquid that is produced by skin as a result of high temperature, exercise, etc.
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to revert
/ɹiˈvɝt/, /ɹɪˈvɝt/
verb
to go back to a previous state, condition, or behavior
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reversion
/ɹɪˈvɝʒən/
noun
the act of going or changing something to the opposite side
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