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1

Shameless boldness; nerve; insolence, impudence

Gall

2

To deflect or evade a blow, especially in sword fighting; repel

Parry

3

To think deeply; ponder, ruminate

Cogitation

4

To happen to take place; occur

Transpire

5

A brutal, lawless person; thug, bully

Ruffian

6

Morally unrestrained; vulgar; immoral; lewd

Licentious

7

A coin collecter;

Numismatist

8

A scarcity; a lack, insufficiency

Paucity

9

Believing all events in life are inevitable and determined by fate

Fatalistic

10

To force oneself into a situation uninvited; impose, intrude

Obtrude

11

Dreamily thoughtful; reflective; meditative

Pensive

12

Uninterested, listless; spiritless; apathetic; languid

Lackadaisical

13

To turn away feelings or affections; estrange

Alienate

14

In high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful; overjoyed

Elated

15

A witty saying expressing a single thought or observation; aphorism; bon mot; quip

Epigram