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assiduous
hard-working
positive characteristics
compelling
forceful; urgently demanding attention
positive characteristics
diligent
marked by painstaking effort; hard-working
positive characteristics
dogged
stubbornly preserving
positive characteristics
endure
to put up with; to survive a hardship
positive characteristics
intrepid
courageous; fearless
positive characteristics
maverick
one who is independant and resists adherence to a group
positive characteristics
obdurate
stubborn; inflexible
positive characteristics
obstinate
stubbornly adhering to an opinion or a course of action
positive characteristics
proliferate
to grow or increase rapidly
positive characteristics
tenacity
persistence
positive characteristics
vitality
energy; power to survive
positive characteristics
assimilation
to absorb; to make similar
direction
consensus
general agreement
direction
context
curcumstances of a situation; environment
direction
derived
copied or adapted from a source
direction
incumbent
imposed as a duty; obligatory
direction
inevitable
certain to happen, unavoidable
direction
malleable
easily shaped or formed; easily influenced
direction
subdue
to restrain; to hold back
direction
acquired
developed or learned; not naturally occuring
knowledge
conception
the ability to form or understand an idea
knowledge
conviction
a fixed or strong belief
knowledge
dogmatic
stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proved beliefs
knowledge
enlightening
informative; contributing to one's awareness
knowledge
impression
a feeling or understanding resulting from an experience
knowledge
intuition
the power of knowing things without thinking; sharp insight
knowledge
misconception
an incorrect understanding or interpretation
knowledge
perception
awareness; insight
knowledge
profound
having great depth or seriousness
knowledge
inherent
inborn; built-in
traits
innate
possessed at birth; inborn
traits
inveterate
long established; deep-rooted; habitual
traits
omnipotent
all-powerful
traits
proximity
closeness
traits
elusive
difficult to capture, as in something actually fleeting
movement
emigrate
to leave one country or region and settle into another
movement
transient
passing away with time; passing from one place to another
movement
transitory
short-lived or temporary
movement
affable
easy-going; friendly
friendliness
amenable
responsive; agreeable
friendliness
camraderie
goodwill between friends
friendliness
cordial
friendly; sincere
friendliness
facetious
playfully humorous
friendliness
impinge
hinder; interfere with
negative feelings
lament
express grief for; mourn
negative feelings
melancholy
sadness; depression
negative feelings
sanction

(noun)
an economic or military measure put in place to punish another country
negative feelings
truncated
shortened; cut off
negative feelings
aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
art
anthology
a collection of literary pieces
art
contemporary
current, modern; from the same time
art
dilettante
one with an amateurish or superficial understanding of a field of knowledge
art
eclectic
made up of a variety of sources or styles
art
excerpt
a selected part of a passage or scene
art
genre
describing a catagory of artistic endeavor
art
medley
an assortment or a mixture, especially of musical pieces
art
mural
a large painting applied directly to a wall or ceiling surface
art
narrative

(adjective and noun)
adjecive - characterized by the telling of a story

noun - a story
art
parody
an artistic work that imitates the style of another work for comic effort
art
realism
artistic representation that aims for visual accuracy
art
virtuoso
a tremendously skilled artist
art
decorous
proper; marked by good taste
temperament
equanimity
the quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure
temperament
modest
quiet or humble in manner or appearence
temperament
propriety
appropriateness of behavior
temperament
prudent
exercising good judgement or common sense
temperament
serene
calm
temperament
staid
unemotional; serious
temperament
stoic
indifferernt to pleasure or pain; impassive
temperament
condemn
to express stron disaproval of; denounce
negative statements
discredit
to cause to be doubted
negative statements
disparage
to speak of in a slighting way or negatively; to belittle
negative statements
pejorative
describing words or phrases that belittle or speak negatively of someone
negative statements
plagiarism
the act of passing off the ideas or writing of another as one's own
negative statements
vilify
to make vicious statements about
negative statements
brittle
easily brocken when subjected to pressure
more negative characteristics
brusque
rudely abrupt
more negative characteristics
caustic
bitingly sarcastic or witty
more negative characteristics
feral
savage; untamed
more negative characteristics
fractious
quarrelsome; unruly
more negative characteristics
incorrigible
unable to be reformed
more negative characteristics
ingrate
an ungrateful person
more negative characteristics
insolent
insulting in mannor or speech
more negative characteristics
notorious
known widely and unually infavorably; infamous
more negative characteristics
pugnacious
combative; belligerent
more negative characteristics
reprehensible
worthy of blame
more negative characteristics
deleterous
having a harmful effect
evil
enmity
mutual hatred or ill will
evil
heinous
hatefullt evil; abominable
evil
malfeasance
misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official
evil
malice
extreme ill will or spite
evil
putrid
rotten
evil
rancorous
hateful; marked by deep seated ill will
evil
toxic
poisonous
evil
archaic
characteristic of an earlier period; old fashoned
age
hackneyed
worn-out though overuse; trite
age
medieval
referring to the Middle Ages, old fashoned
age
obsolete
no longer in use; old fashoned
age