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ad interim

in or for the meantime; temporary

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adroit

cleverly skillful; resourceful, ingenious

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artful

skillful in accomplishing a purpose, especially with conning or craft

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circular

a letter, advertisement or notice usually printed in quantities

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constitution

the physical makeup of a person

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counterbalance

a force or influence equally counteracting another

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desperado

a bold outlaw

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dictation

to say or read aloud to be recorded or written by another

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florid

flushed with rosy color

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haggle

to bargain, as over the price of something

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hallucination

false or distorted perception of objects or events

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inprovidence

not providing for the future

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mollify

to calm in temper or feeling

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querulous

given to complaining; peevish

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sensitive

susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others

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squeamishness

inclined to become nauseated