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Apprehensive
quick to understand
Coherent
marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
Commiserate
to feel or express sympathy or compassion
Debacle
A breaking or bursting forth
Diversion
an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
Expiation
the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing
Fastidious
giving and careful attention to detail
Finesse
Distinctive balance; fineness; elegance and flair
Frugal
economical
Gregarious
tending to form a group with others of the same kind
Ignoble
completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
Ignominy
shame: a state of dishonor
Imminent
close in time; about to occur
Immutable
not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature
Imprudent
lacking wise self-restraint
Impunity
exemption from punishment or loss
Inexorable
grim: not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
Lurk
lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
Malcontent
disaffected: discontented as toward authority
Melancholy
a feeling of thoughtful sadness
Omnipotent
almighty: having unlimited power
Pertinent
having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand
Prevaricate
beat around the bush: be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
Reiterate
repeat: to say, state, or perform again
Subtle
faint and difficult to analyze
Tenacity
doggedness: persistent determination
Trepidation
a feeling of alarm or dread
Vestige
trace: an indication that something has been present