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amenable
adj. Responsive; willing to be controlled or to take advice.
ascribe
v. To attribute to a source or a cause.
charisma
n. A special quality in a person that inspires devotion or fascination in others.
Charismatic- adj.
dearth
n. Scarcity; a shortage
demoralize
v. To destroy the morals or morale of someone; to weaken the spirit or courage of someone.
ebullient
adj. Bubbling with enthusiasm or high spirits.
Ebullience- n.
entrepreneur
n. An individual who manages and takes the risk of a business.
Entrepreneurial- adj.
fatuous
adj. Foolish; silly; stupid.
harbinger
n. A person or thing that is a symbol of what is to come.
homogenous
adj. Of a similar kind or nature; uniform throughout.
Homogeneity- n.
incumbent
n. One who occupies an office or position.
adj. 1. currently in office.
2. (used with on or upon) Resting upon as a duty or obligation
matriarchy
n. A Society that is headed by a female.
Matriarchal- adj.
neophyte
n. A beginner; a novice.
prerogative
n. A special right limited to a person, group, or office; a privilege.
sibling
n. One of two or more people who have the same parents; brother or sister.
accost
v. To approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way.
avarice
n. Greed for wealth.
bilk
v. To cheat out of what is due.
consummate
adj. Extremely skilled; complete or perfect.
v. To bring to a satisfactory conclusion; to complete.
conversant
adj. (used with with) Having knowledge or experience; well-informed.
credulous
adj. Willing to believe things with only flight or no evidence; easily convinced.
euphoria
n. A feeling of great happiness or well=being.
Euphoric- adj.
fortuitous
adj. 1. Happening by lucky chance; accidental.
2. Lucky or fortunate.
hypothetical
adj. Based on something that is not actual but assumed or supposed.
Hypothesis- n. A supposition or tentative explanation for purposes of argument, further study, or investigation.
incoherent
adj. Not connected; confused; rambling.
Incoherence- n.
miniscule
adj. Very small in size or importance.
pleasantry
n. An agreeable, casual remark.
procrastinate
v. To put off until later.
Procrastination- n.
qualm
n. A feeling of uneasiness as to whether what one is doing is right or wise; a misgiving.
stigma
n. A mark of shame or disgrace.
Stigmatize- v. To give a bad name to.