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Adage
A saying that sets forth a general truth and that has gained credit through long use
Th truth
Adamant
Impervious to pleas, appeals, or reason; stubbornly unyielding
bedraggled
Soiled by or as if by having been dragged through mud
bona fide
being real or genuine sincere
chagrin
A feeling of mental unease, as of embarrassment, caused by failure, disappointment, or a disconcerting event
construe
To adduce or explain the meaning of; interpret
dichotomy
Division into two usually contradictory parts or opinions: “the dichotomy of the one and the many”
elucidate
To make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify
facetious
Playfully jocular; humorous: facetious remarks
gauche
Lacking social polish; tactless
heinous
Grossly wicked or reprehensible; abominable: a heinous crime
holistic
Emphasizing the importance of the whole and the interdependence of its parts
impeccable
Having no flaws; perfect
inane
One that lacks sense or substance
judicious
Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent
laconic
Using or marked by the use of few words; terse or concise
Lethargic
drowsiness or lack of energy
loquacious
Very talkative
literate
Able to read and write
martyrs
One who chooses to suffer death rather than renounce religious principles