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11. ephermal

short lived

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18. auspicious

promising success

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12. effrontery

shameless, nerve

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19. egregious

extraordinary bad

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1. ameliorate

to make better

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2. indolent

lazy

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3. parsimonious

stingy/cheap

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5. reticent

inclined to be silent or secretive

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4. tractable

easily led or taught

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9. exhort

urge with words

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7. inane

lacking significance or sense

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6. assidious

showing great persistence

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acquiesce

to agree, express agreement or give in

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surreptitous

marked by secrecy and caution

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incorrigible

being corrected or reformed

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taciturn

habitually reserved and uncommunicative

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impetuous

acting or done quickly without thought or care

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proclivity

natural inclination, tendency to choose, think, or do something regularly

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precocious

talented at a young age