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Equivocate

To use ambiguous language to conceal truth or avoid committing one's self

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Vacillate

To waver between opinions; indecisive

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Engender

Cause or give rise to

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Ephemeral

Lasting a short period of time

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Laconic

Using few words

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Belies

To contradict

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Raillery

Good natured mockery

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Myopic

Short sighted

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Vacous

Empty or vain

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Def: To use ambiguous language to conceal truth or avoid committing one's self

Equivocate

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Def: To waver between opinions; Indecisive

Vacillate

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Def: Cause or give rise to

Engender

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Def: lasting a short period of time

Ephemeral

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Def: Using few words

Laconic

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Def: To contradict

Belies

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Def: Good natured mockery

Raillery

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Def: Short sighted

Myopic

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Def: Empty or vain

Vacous

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Prescient

Far sighted

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Nascent

Newly born

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Jejurely

Childishly

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Paen

Homeage (praise)

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Ignoming

To disgrace

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Ribald

Vulgar

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Captious

Easily displeased

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Incipient

At an early age

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Impecunious

Impoverished

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Dissembling

To speak or act hypocritically

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Def: Far sighted

Prescient

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Def: Newly born

Nascent

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Def: Childishly

Jejurely

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Def: Homeage (praise)

Paen

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Def: To disgrace

Ignoming

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Def: Vulgar

Ribald

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Def: Easily Displeased

Captious

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Def: At an early age

Incipient

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Def: Impoverished

Impecunious

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Def: To speak or act hypocritically

Dissembling

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Lascivious

Vulgar

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Indigent

Impoverished

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Hoary

Grey or white with age

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Cogent

Convincing and well reasoned

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Credulous

Too trusting; Gullible

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Decorum

Appropriateness of behavior or conduct

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Deference

Respect; Courtesy

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Desultory

Jumping from one thing to another

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Diatribe

An abusive, condemnatory speech

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Diffident

Lacking self confidence

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Def: Vulgar

Lascivious

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Def: Impoverished

Indifent

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Def: Grey or white with old age

Hoary

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Def: Convincing and well reasoned

Cogent

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Def: Too trusting; Gullible

Credulous

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Def: Appropriateness of behavior or conduct

Decorum

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Def: Respect; Courtesy

Deference

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Def: Jumping from one thing to another

Desultory

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Def: An abusive, condemnatory speech

Diatribe

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Def: Lacking self-confidence

Diffident

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Dirge

Funeral hymn or mournful speech

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Disabuse

To set right; Free from error

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Dissemble

To present a false appearance

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Enervate

To reduce in strength

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Estimable

Admirable

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Exigent

Urgent

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Foment

To arouse or incite

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Inchoate

Disorganized; Not fully formed

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Insipid

Lacking interest

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Inundate

To overwhelm; Cover with water

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Irascible

Easily angered

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Def: Funeral hymn or mournful speech

Dirge

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Def: To set right; Free from error

Disabuse

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Def: To present a false appearance

Dissmble

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Def: To reduce in strength

Enervate

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Def: Admirable

Estimable

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Def: Urgent

Exigent

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Def: To arouse or incite

Foment

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Def: Disorganized; Not fully formed

Inchoate

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Def: Lacking interest

Insipid

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Def: To overwhelm; cover with water

Inundate

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Def: Easily angered

Irascible

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Malinger

To evade responsibility by pretending to be ill

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Obdurate

Hardened in feeling; Resistant to persuasion

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Obsequious

Overly submissive and eager to please

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Perfidious

Willing to betray one's trust

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Perfunctory

Done in a routine way; Indifferent

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Precipitate

to throw violently or bring about abruptly

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Prevaricate

To lie or deviate from the truth

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Propitiate

To concilate; Appease

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Quiescent

Motionless

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Repudiate

Reject the validity of

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Reticent

Silent; Reserved

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Sublime

Lofty or grand

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Tacit

Done without words

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Taciturn

Silent; Not talkative

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Def: Silent; Not talkative

Taciturn

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Def: Done without words

Tacit

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Def: Lofty or grand

Sublime

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Def: Silent; Reserved

Reticent

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Def: Reject the validity of

Repudiate

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Def: motionless

Quiescent

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Def: To concilate; Appease

Propitiate

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Def: To lie or deviate from the truth

Prevaricate

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Def: To throw violently or bring about abruptly

Precipitate

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Def: Done in a routine way; Indifferent

Perfunctory

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Def: Willing to betray one's trust

Perfidious

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Def: Overly submissive and eager to please

Obsequious

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Def: Hardened in feeling; Resistant to persuasion

Obdurate

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Def: To evade personal responsibility by pretending to be ill

Malinger

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Artless

Open or honest

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Def: open or honest

Artless

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Prosaic

Uncreative, uninteresting, bland

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Vapid

Uncreative, uninteresting, bland

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Prohibitive

Unaffordable

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Def: unaffordable

Prohibitive

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Inexorable

Relentless; inescapable

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Def: relentless; inescapable

Inexorable

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Machination

Intrigue

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Sanguine

Reddish or confident, optimistic

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Def: Optimistic or confident

Sanguine

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Coruscate

Gleam or radiate

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Piquant

Provocative, striking

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Def: provocative, striking

Piquant

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Recreant

Cowardly, unfaithful

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Def: cowardly, unfaithful

Recreant

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Fastidiously

Meticulously

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Dilatorily

Causing delay

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Cache

To store away

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Def: to store away

Cache

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Def: causing delay

Dilatorilt

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Def: meticulously, very carefully

Fadtidiously

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Audacious

Bold, daring

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Obstreperous

Boisterous and defiant, as a personality trait

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Cogitation

Thoughtful consideration

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Def: thoughtful consideration

Cogitation

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Def: bold and daring

Audacious

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Def: boisterous and defiant, as personality trait

Obstreperous

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Implacable

Vengeful

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Reprisal

Vengeance

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Def: vengeance

Repris

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Def: vengeful

Implacable

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Saccharine

Sweet

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Punctilious

Finicky

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Fidelity

Accuracy in details

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Deft

Skillful, dexterous

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Attrition

A diminishing or loss

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Diminution

A decrease