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1

To consent; to consent without protest; comply; assent

Acquiesce

2

Using words effectively; Well-spoken

Articulate

3

To put down; to make something seem less worthy or less important; disparage

Belittle

4

Wordy and pretentious; using high-sounding language without much meaning; overblown

Bombastic

5

Soothing; tending to win over or to calm by agreeing to demands

Conciliatory

6

To describe; To represent in words or pictures; describe; portray

Delineate

7

Different; lacking self-confidence; timid

Diffident

8

Brief; Using as few words as possible; concise; to the point

Laconic

9

Insufficient; barely sufficient; barely adequate

Scanty

10

To dominate; to bring under control; enslave; conquer

Subjugate