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Parameter

(N) limit or boundary; some physical property, such as size or color, that determines a thing's behavior

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Inculcate

(V) to imprint (something) upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition; instill

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Sanguine

(Adj) cheerfully, confident; optimistic

(Adj) in medieval times referring to the color of blood; red

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Hackneyed

(Adj) made commonplace, less significant, and stale by overuse

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Mnemonic

(N) any device (like a rhyme or a phrase) meant to make memorizing something easier

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Remiss

(Adj) careless, negligent, lax, inconsistent

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Fastidious

(Adj) having high and often capricious standards; or reflecting a meticulous, sensitive, or demanding attitude

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Tangential

(Adj) divergent, digressive

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Tremulous

(Adj) affected with timidity; such as nervousness, shakines; exceedingly sensitive

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Presentiment

(N) a feeling that something will or is about to happen

premonition

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Languid

(Adj) sluggish or listless; indifferent; lacking in vigor or vitality

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Affectation

(n) a phony attitude; pose; speech or conduct not natural to oneself

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Bravado

(N) A pretense of bravery

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Wanton

(Adj) Hard to control; having no just foundation or provocation

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Equivocate

(v) to use unclear or ambiguous expressions usually to avoid commitment or mislead

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Nebulous

(adj) hazy, vague, indistinct or confused