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Assiduity

N. the quality of being extremely hard working and diligent

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Carouse

V. To drink excessively and be boisterous

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Discursive

Adj. changing topics without order; covering a wide range of topics

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Disdain

V. To treat with haughty contempt
N. a feeling of contempt

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Equivocate

V. To use uncertain or ambiguous language to avoid committing to a perspective or statement

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Eschew

V. To avoid deliberately; to shun

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Exultant

Adj. filled with great joy or triumph

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Lint

N. scraped linen used for dressing wounds

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Maudlin

Adj. extremely sentimental or emotionally weak

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Miser

N. a person who is cruel and stingy with money

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Obsequious

Adj. over attentive and obedient

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Opulent

Adj. wealthy

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Paunchy

Adj. having a potbelly

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Pluck

N. nerve

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Plumb

N. a lead weight strung at the bottom of a line to determine a true vertical
V. To measure depth

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Prudence

N. the ability and good judgment to govern oneself with the use of reason

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Stultify

V. To render useless or ineffectual; to cause to appear stupid

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Erudite

Adj. Knowledgeable, scholarly, learned

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Hash

V. To mince or chop finely

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Laud

V. To praise

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Miscreant

N. Troublemaker; villain; heretic

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Pusillanimous

Adj. coward

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Scrupulous

Adj. Having moral integrity; attentive to detail and exactness