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Ascertain

Make sure of; find something out for certain

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Audacious

Bold; daring; impudent; insolent; presumptuous; impertinent; intrepid

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Belligerent

Hostile and aggressive; engaged in war or conflict

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Deleterious

Causing harm or damage; harmful; detrimental

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Diffident

Modest or shy because of lack of self confidence

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Effusive

Expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an unrestrained or heartfelt manner; gushing

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Judicious

Wise; sensible; prudent; politic; shrewd

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Meticulous

Very careful and precise; conscientious; diligent; scrupulous; punctilious; painstaking

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Perpetuate

Make continue indefinitely; preserve; sustain; conserve; maintain; prolong

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Predilection

Preference or special liking for something; fondness; penchant; inclination

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Proliferate

Increase rapidly; multiply; reproduce rapidly

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Prolific

Productive; fertile
High-scoring;
Plentiful; abundant

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Sagacious

Wise; clever; intelligent; shrewd

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Subdue

Conquer; defeat; subjugate;
Bring under control

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Utilitarian

Practical; functional; pragmatic