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candid
completely honest, straight forward
conjecture
inference, guesswork
didactic
instructive
euphemism
a mild, indirect or vague term substituting a harsh, blunt, or direct term
"to pass away" is a common euphemism for dying.
extrapolate
tp infer or estimate or projecting known information
incoherent
lacking cohesion or connection
insinuate
to introduce or communicate stealthly
lucid
easily understood; clear
rhetoric
the artof using language effectively and persuasively.
acumen
quickness, accuracy, and keeness of judgement or insight
adroit
dexterous;deft
ascertain
to find out, as throug investigation or experimentation
astute
shrewd, clever
circumspect
careful; prudent; discreet
disseminate
to scatter widely, as in sowing weed
erudition
deep; extensive learing
husbandry
the application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding
pedantic
excessively concerned with boook learning and formal rules
perspicacious
shrewd; clear sighted
pragmatic
practical
precocious
exhibiting unusually early intellectual apptitude or maturity
preospectus
formal proposal
rudimentary
formal proposal
abstruse
difficult to understand
calloous
emotionally hardened; unfeeling
convoluted
intricate, complex
enigma
a puzzle, mystery or riddle
inscrutable
difficult to fathom of understand; impenatrable
reticent
inclined to keep quiet reserved
staid
unemotional, serious