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Inveterate
Firmly established by long persistence; habitual
Clairvoyance
the power or faculty of discerning objects not present to the senses; ability to perceive matters beyond the range of ordinary perception; penetration
Impassive
unsusceptible to physical feeling; insensible; unsusceptible to or destitute of emotion; apathetic; giving no sign of feeling or emotion; expressionless.
Noncommittal
Giving no clear indication of attitude or feeling.
Dissent
To withhold assent; to differ in opinion
Taciturn
Temperamentally disinclined to talk; silent
Deference
Respect and esteem due a superior or an elder; affected or ingratiating regard for another's wishes
Interpose
1 a : to place in an intervening position b : to put (oneself) between : INTRUDE
2 : to put forth by way of interference or intervention
3 : to introduce or throw in between the parts of a conversation or argument
intransitive verb
1 : to be or come between
2 : to step in between parties at variance : INTERVENE
3 : INTERRUPT
Tortuous
1 : marked by repeated twists, bends, or turns; winding
2 a : marked by devious or indirect tactics; crooked; tricky; circuitous; involved.
Surreptitious
Done, made, or acquired by stealth : clandestine; acting or doing something clandestinely; stealthy
Idiosyncrasy
1 a : a peculiarity of constitution or temperament : an individualizing characteristic or quality b : individual hypersensitiveness (as to a drug or food)
2 : characteristic peculiarity (as of temperament); eccentricity
Regale
1 : to entertain sumptuously : feast with delicacies
2 : to give pleasure or amusement to
Impervious
1 a : not allowing entrance or passage : impenetrable; not capable of being damaged or harmed
2 : not capable of being affected or disturbed
Rancor
Bitter deep-seated ill will; enmity
Culpable
Meriting condemnation or blame especially as wrong or harmful.