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conception
the ability to form or understand an idea
perception
aweareness; insight
innate
possessed at birth; inborn
inveterate
long established; deep rooted; habitual
elusive
difficult to capture
transient
passing away with time; passing from one place to another
amenable
responsive; agreeable
facetious
playfully humorous
impinge
hinder; interfere with
aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
contemporary
current modern; from the same time
eclectic
made up of a veriety of sources or styles
candor
sincerity, openess
nascent
coming into existence, emerging
prosaic
unimaginative; dull
timorous
timid; fearful about the future
mediocrity
the state or qulity of being average; of moderate to low qulity
trepidation
uncertainty; apprehension
pugnacious
combative; belligerent
malice
extreme ill will or spite
obsolete
no longer in use; old fashioned
deleterious
having a harmful effect; injurious
insolent
insulting in manner or speech
incorrigible
unable to be reformed
decorous
proper; marked by good taste
disparage
to speak of in a slighting way or negatively; to belittle
pejorative
describing words or phrases that belittle or speak negatively of someone
equanimty
the quality of being calm and even tempered; composure
modest
quiet or bumble in manner or appearance
brusque
rudely abrubt