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Sedulous
industrious, diligent, busy
sedulous ape
somnolent
sleepy drowsy
insomniac
specious
seemingly reasonable but incorrect; deceptive
speculate her specious comment
spurious
false; counterfeit
spurious check can spur contraversy
taciturn
habitually silent, uncommunicative
tacite!
terse
brief, concise, pithy
transcend
to go beyond the limits of, overstep, surpass; exceed
truculent
fierce, savage, scathing
the crazy truculent truck driver almost ran into me on purpose
unwonted
uncommon, infrequent, unaccustomed to
vacillate
to waver or be changeable
ventalation sytem moves the air
venial
pardonable, excusable
venus seem's small to us and feels like it doesn't matter
veracity
hoensty, habitual truthfulness; truthfulness
verify the truth
wanton
senseless, malicious, reckless
she went crazy when she ordered her won tons
venal
capable of being bribed
THENALL of them were let go trhough is bribery
zealous
very active, eager, devoted
with great zeal, the zealous worker worked all night
obstreperous
unruly noisy and boisterous
the obscure person was not very tidy looking
perfidious
traitorous, tracherous, faithlessness
some make seem perfect, but will then turn on you at any second
perfunctory
mechanical, indifferent carelss, apathetic half hearted
it was almost robotic how perfuntory she was on time
perspicuity
clearness lucidity
her sweat was clear
polemic
dispute, controversy, argumentative debate
polycrates was really good at speeches
prototype
original, model, pattern
regressive
giong backward retreating, backsliding
sagacity
shrewdness or keenness of judgement; acumen
savy
tenuous
thin unsubstantial flimsy slight
sententious
terse, concise, or given to or abouding in excessive moralizing full of old sayings maxims or proverbs