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Acumen
keen insight; shrewdness: remarkable acumen in business matters
Capricious
determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions/ subject to, led by, or indicative of caprice or whim; erratic: He's such a capricious boss I never know how he'll react.
Discretion
the power or right to decide or act according to one's own judgment; freedom of judgment or choice: It is entirely within my discretion whether I will go or stay.
Façade
A. The front of a building, esp. an imposing or decorative one
B. Any side of a building facing a public way or space and finished accordingly
C.a superficial appearance or illusion of something: They managed somehow to maintain a facade of wealth
Idiosyncrasy
a peculiarity of the physical or the mental constitution, esp. susceptibility toward drugs, food, etc. Compare/ a characteristic, habit, mannerism, or the like, that is peculiar to an individual
Macabre
of, pertaining to, dealing with, or representing death, esp. its grimmer or uglier aspect.
Presumptuous
full of, characterized by, or showing presumption or readiness to presume in conduct or thought.
Solicitous
anxious or concerned (usually fol. by about, for, etc., or a clause): solicitous about a person's health.
Ubiquitous
existing or being everywhere, esp. at the same time; omnipresent: ubiquitous fog; ubiquitous little ants.
Veracity
habitual observance of truth in speech or statement; truthfulness: He was not noted for his veracity.