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1

Abstemious

self denying; refraining from indulging

2

Blithe

free-spirited; carefree

3

Crepuscular

active at dawn and dusk

4

Enunciation

clear pronunciation; accent; articulation

5

Headstrong

stubborn; willful

6

Lackluster

dull; monotonous; bland

7

Objective

unbiased; not subjective

8

Pliable

flexible; not stubborn

9

Rescind

retract; repeal

10

Temper

to moderate; soften

11

Abstruse

difficult to understand; obscure

12

Blunderbuss

1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person

13

Cringe

recoil; flinch; shy away

14

Envenom

to cause bitterness and bad feeling

15

Hedonism

self indulgence; pleasure-seeking

16

Laconic

using few words; brief; to the point

17

Oblique

indirect; slanting

18

Plumage

feathers of a bird

19

Resignation

acceptance of fate

20

Tenacious

stubborn; resolute; holding firm to a purpose