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acquiesce

assent; agree passively, give in

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adroit

skillful in a mental or physical way

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capricious

fickle; impulsive; tending to change abruptly without apparent reason

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deference

a yielding in opinion, judgement, wishes; a courteous regard or respect for another's wish

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deleterious

harmful to health or well being; injurious

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effervescence

gas bubbles that occur in liquids; inner excitement; exuberance

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garble

confuse; mix up; distort

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hamper

obstruct; to keep from moving or acting freely

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illusory

deceptive; not real; hard to grasp

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insurgent

rebellious

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listless

lacking in spirit or energy; having no interest in what is going on

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mitigate

to ease or lessen; to make less painful

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obstinate

stubborn

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pious

devoutly religious

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verbose

wordy, long winded