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Candid

Straightforward
Completely honest

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Conjecture

Inference
Guesswork

2

Didactic

Instructive

3

Euphemism

A mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blunt, or offensive term

4

Extrapolate

To infer or estimate by extending or projecting known information
To infer (an unknown) from something that is known
Conjecture

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Incoherent

Lacking cohesion or connection

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Insinuate

To imply or communicate stealthily
To suggest or hint slyly

7

Lucid

Easily understood
Clear

8

Rhetoric

The art of using language effectively and persuasively

9

Acumen

Quickness, accuracy and keenness of judgement or insight
Acuteness

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Adroit

Dexterous
Deft
Expert in the use of the hands or body

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Ascertain

To find out (experiment or investigation)

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Astute

Shrewd
Clever

13

Circumspect

Careful
Prudent

14

Disseminate

To scatter widely

15

Erudition

Deep intensive learning
ความคงแก่เรียน

16

Husbandry

The application of scientific principles to agriculture, esp. to animal breeding
การเพาะปลูก

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Pedantic

Excessively concerned with book learning and formal rules
ชอบอวดภูมิ

18

Perspicacious

Shrewd
Clear-sighted

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Pragmatic

Practical

20

Precocious

Exhibiting unusually early intellectual aptitude or maturity
ฉลาดเกินวัย

21

Prospectus

Formal proposal

22

Rudimentary

Basic
Elementary

23

Abtruse

Difficult to understand

24

Callous

Unfeeling

25

Convoluted

Complex

26

Enigma

Puzzle
Mystery

27

Inscrutable

Difficult to understand
Impenetrable

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Reticent

Reserved
Inclined to keep silent

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Staid

Unemotional
Serious

30

Arcane

Known or understood by only a few

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Assimilate

To absorb or become absorbed
To become similar

32

Autonomy

Independence

33

Cosmopolitan

Worldly

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Derivative

Something that comes from other source

35

Entourage

A group of attendants or associates
Follower

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Esoteric

Intended for or understood by only a small group

37

Gaffe

A clumsy social error

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Idiosyncrasy

Characteristic peculiar to an individual or group

39

Insular

Isolated

40

Orthodox

Traditional
Conventional
ดั้งเดิม

41

Potentate

Person who has great power as a sovereign, monarch or ruler

42

Castigate

To scold, rebuke or harshly criticize

43

Censure

To issue officially blame

44

Denounce

To condemn openly
ประณาม,ประกาศเลิก

45

Reclusive

Isolation
สันโดษ

46

Relinquish

Abandon

47

Renounce

To give up esp. by formal announcement

48

Vituperative

Full of cruel angry criticisms

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Circumscribe

To draw a circle around
To restrict

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Contiguous

Sharing boundary
Touching