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idiosyncratic
a peculiar trait or habit
temporize
to draw out discussions or negotaitions so as to save time
rehetoric
the art of speaking or writing effectively
pragmatism
a practical approach to problems and affairs
dalliance
trifling away of time, dwadling
erratic
having no fixed course, wandering
fastidious
hard to please
sedulous
accomplished with careful perserverance
vindictive
seeking revenge
teacly
unrestrained sentimentality
cursory
hastily doing somethign, with lack of regard or care
prosaic
common place or dull
consecrated
to declare something to be sacred
remiss in
neglighant, be careless about
conflagration
destructive, fire
ineffable
incapable of being expressed or described in words
consummate
to bring to a state of perfection, to fulfil
presumptive
providing reasonable basis for understanding
deleterious
injurous to health
vacillated
to be indecisive, to change ways
holistic
emphasizing the importance of the whole
equitable
characterized by equity and fairness
futile
incapable of producing any result
shroud
something that covers or conceals, like a garment
intermittent
stopping or ceasing for a time
dubious
marked by doubt
console
to alleviate or lesten the grief.