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compliance

a yield to a wish, request or demand

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comprehensive

large in scope or content

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didactic

intended to instruct; esp. to moralize too much; pedantic

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ephemeral

lasting only a brief time

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foresight

ability to anticipate or look forward

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hypocritical

one characterized by falseness or insecurity

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implication

act of inferring; something not directly expressed

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methodical

proceeding in a regular order; systemic

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partisan

a strong (military) supporter of a party, cause, faction, or idea

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prodigal

recklessly wasteful; extravagant

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reprehensible

blameworthy

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scrupulous

principled; conscientious and exacting; meticulous

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stoic

indifference to pain or pleasure; impassive; enduring; brave

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stultify

to render useless; to cause to appear stupid

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taciturn

habitually untalkative; silent, uncommunicative