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catalyst

n. stimulus

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languid

adj. relaxed, lazy

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nonchalant

adj. casual, relaxed

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cantankerous

adj. irritable

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exasperation

n. irritation

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impetuous

adj. impulsive

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petulant

adj. irritable

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vex

v. irritate

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plight

n. predicament

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quagmire

n. swamp, predicament

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repugnant

adj. disgusting

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motley

adj. colorful, varied

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variegated

adj. diverse, multicolored

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ornate

adj. elaborately decorated

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versatile

adj. adaptable

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empathy

n. sensitivity to another's situation

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empirical

adj. based on observation/ evidence

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ineffable

adj. indescribable

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introspective

adj. inward-looking, thoughtful

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nostalgia

n. emotional recollection of the past