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cloying
overly sweet or sentimental
circumvent
to get around
circum - circle; round
competent
having the skill and knowledge needed for a particular task; capable
collaborate
to work together
co-labor
cognizant
aware, mindful
composure
calm, self-assurance
concise
expressed briefly and simply; succinct
circumlocution
speaking in a roundabout way; wordiness
it's a long word
benevolent
wishing or doing good
adulation
extreme admiration
alacrity
promptness, speed
abstain
to refrain, to hold back
antiseptic
fighting infection; extremely clean
condolence
pity for someone else's sorrow or loss; sympathy
ambivalent
having two or more contradictory feelings or attitudes; uncertain
astute
observant, intelligent, and shrewd
anomaly
something different or irregular
camaraderie
a spirit of friendship
arable
able to be cultivated for growing crops
bereft
lacking or deprived of something
adversity
misfortune
anachronistic
out of proper time
affected
false, artificial
abridge
to shorten, to reduce
abbreviate
to make briefer, to shorten
caustic
burning, corrosive
alleviate
to make lighter or more bearable
capricious
unpredictable, willful, whimsical
amicable
friendly, peaceable
contemporary
modern, current; from the same time
acrimonious
biting, harsh, caustic
arbitrary
based on random or merely personal preference
ascetic
practicing strict self-discipline for moral or spiritual reasons
audacious
bold, daring, adventurous
auspicious
promising good fortune; propitious
bourgeois
middle-class or reflecting middle-class values
belated
delayed past the proper time