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Incoherent
jumbled; chaotic; impossible to understand
Repress
to hold down
Articulate
speaking clearly and well
Solicit
to ask for; to seek
Reproach
to scold
Condescend
to stoop to someone else's level, usually in an offensive way; to patronize
Orthodox
conventional; adhering to established principles or doctrines; especially in religion; by the book
Indolence
laziness
Congenial
agreeably suitable; pleasant
Preclude
to prevent; to make impossible; to shut out
Apprehensive
worried; anxious
Elaborate
detailed; careful; thorough
Arrogant
feeling superior to others; snooty
Elusive
hard to pin down; evasive
Efface
to erase; to rub away the features of
Taciturn
untalkative by nature
Ameliorate
to make better or more tolerable
Acquiesce
to give in; to agree (after many attempts)
Atrophy
to waste away from lack of use
Dubious
doubtful; uncertain