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elusive

difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze

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devout

deeply religious

3

makeshift

done or made using whatever is available

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awe

an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration

5

ambush

concealing yourself and laying in wait to attack by surprise

6

insigna

a badge warn to show official position

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poise

great coolness and compose under strain

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zeal

a feeling of strong eagerness

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comport

behave in a certain manner

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forthrightly

directly and without envision; not roundabout

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frugal

avoiding waste

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naïve

lacking information or instruction

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deferment

act of putting off to a future time

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acquiescence

acceptance without protest

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pious

having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity

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grotesque

ludicrously odd

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reticence

the trait of being uncommunicative

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insufficient

of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

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vigil

a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe

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mockery

showing your contempt by derision