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tactful
1. a keen sense of what to say or do to avoid giving offense; skill in dealing with difficult or delicate situations.
2.a sense of what is tasteful, or aesthetically pleasing; taste; discrimination.
3.touch or the sense of touch.
lethargy
the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity
unprecedented
without previous instance; never before known or experienced; unexampled or unparalleled:
indignation
strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base; righteous anger.
craned
to stretch (the neck) as a crane does.
salve
a medicinal ointment for healing or relieving wounds and sores.
garbled
to confuse unintentionally or ignorantly; jumble
squabble
to engage in a petty quarrel.
warbled
to sing melodiously
exaggerated
unduly or unrealistically magnified
complacent
pleased, especially with oneself or one's merits, advantages, situation, etc., often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied
concoction
1. to prepare or make by combining ingredients, especially in cookery
2.to devise; make up; contrive
sinuous
1. having many curves, bends, or turns; winding
2.indirect; devious
scrutiny
1. a searching examination or investigation; minute inquiry.
2.surveillance; close and continuous watching or guarding.
3.a close and searching look.
exultant
highly elated; jubilant; triumphant.
churningly
to shaking or agitating with violence or continued motion
obscure
not clear to the understanding; hard to perceive
obtrusive
having or showing a disposition to to thrust (something) forward or upon a person, especially without warrant or invitation, as by imposing oneself or one's opinions on others.
speculation
1. the contemplation or consideration of some subject: to engage in speculation on humanity's ultimate destiny.
2.a single instance or process of consideration.
inordinately
not within proper or reasonable limits; immoderate; excessive
2.unrestrained in conduct, feelings, etc.
appraisal
the act of estimating or judging the nature or value of something or someone.
condescension
1. an act or instance of showing or implying a usually patronizing descent from dignity or superiority
2.behavior that is patronizing
deliverance
the act of being freed
irascible
easily made angry
resurgence
rising or tending to rise again; reviving;