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laconic (adj)
disposed to using few words
spartans - spoke little
succinct (adj)
spoken or written precisely
brusque (adj)
rudely abrupt
schism (n)
a division into political factions
cis - cut
perjure (v)
to lie under oath
prudent (adj)
using good judgement
(prudentia- knowledge
adjure (v)
to command solenmly
adjudge (v)
to determine based upon law
ad - to jud - judge
acumen (n)
keenness of judgement
acus - sharp
grandiloquent (adj)
speaking in a pompous manner
elocution (n)
expressive delievery of public speech
discursive (adj)
straying from topic
dis - away
curs - course
ingratiate (v)
to put into good favor with another
in - in
gratis (adj)
free of charge
fickle (adj)
likely to change opinion
revamp (v)
to revise
hackeneyed
overused
mundane (adj)
typical
mund - world
prosaic *adj)
unimaginative
insipid (adj)
uninteresting
magnanmous (adj)
noble of heart
sanguine (adj(
cheerfully optimistic
recalcitrant (adj)
stubbornly resistant to authority
querulous (adj0
disposed to complaining
dolorous (adj)
marked by or expressive of sorrow or pain
animosity (adj)
hostility
pussillanimous (adj)
cowardly
lassitude (n)
feeling of weakness