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Ancillary

Adj- Subordinate; secondary

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Assiduous

Adj- Constant in application or attention; diligent

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Audacity

N- Fearless Daring; intrepidity

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Articulate

Adj- Endowed with the power of speech

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Beguile

V- To deceive by guile; delude

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Centrifugal

Adj- Moving or directed away from a center or axis

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Concomitant

Adj- Occurring or existing concurrently; attendant

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Deference

N- Submission or courteous yielding to the opinion

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Dolefully

Adj- Very sad

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Elucidate

V- to make (something that is hard to understand) clear or easy to understand

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Extricate

V- to free or remove (someone or something) from something (such as a trap or a difficult situation)

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Floundering

V- to move in an awkward way with a lot of difficulty and effort : to be unsure about what to do or say : to have a lot of problems and difficulties

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Garrulous

Adj- tending to talk a lot : very talkative

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Gasconade

N- Bravado, boasting

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Haggard

Adj- looking very thin and tired especially from great hunger, worry, or pain

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Imbue

V- to cause (someone or something) to be deeply affected by a feeling or to have a certain quality

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Inert

Adj- unable to move : moving or acting very slowly

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Incongruous

Adj- strange because of not agreeing with what is usual or expected

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Inviolable

Adj- too important to be ignored or treated with disrespect

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Mountebank

N- a dishonest person : a person who tricks and cheats other people

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Meretricious

Adj- attractive in a cheap or false way

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Niche

N- a job, activity, etc., that is very suitable for someone : the situation in which a business's products or services can succeed by being sold to a particular kind or group of people : an environment that has all the things that a particular plant or animal needs in order to live