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Skittish

unpredictably excitable, especially of horses

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rectitude

righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest

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uncompromising

not making concessions

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surreal

resembling a dream

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precede

come before

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aesthetics

pleasing in beauty or good taste

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proximity

the property of being close together

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anarchy

a state of lawlessness and disorder

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ambiguity

unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning

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peculiar

marked differently from the usual

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mundane

found in the ordinary course of events

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coy

affectedly shy especially in a playful or provocative way

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pester

annoy persistently

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hostile

characterized by enmity or ill will

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composure

steadiness of mind under stress

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tentative

unsettled in mind or opinion

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opaque

not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy

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audible

heard or perceptible by the ear

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waver

pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

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vouch

give supporting evidence