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1

Something abnormal; an oddity; something different from what is normal or expected

Aberration

2

Cool-headedness; calmness of mind or manner; self-possession

Composure

3

Existing from birth; referring to a condition present at birth; inborn

Congenital

4

Difficult to capture; tending to escape; hard to catch hold of or identify

Elusive

5

To glorify; to praise highly; exalt

Extol

6

Difficult; very challenging; demanding

Formidable

7

Mysterious; difficult to interpret or understand; puzzling

Inscrutable

8

Advanced for one's age; showing unusually early development or maturity, especially in mental ability

Precocious

9

Anxiety; alarm or dread

Trepidation

10

Destructive; very injurious; lethal; deadly

Virulent