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analytical
able or inclined to separate things into their constituent elements in order to study or examine them, draw conclusions, or solve problems
animosity
Hatred.
arid
Very dry.
aspirant
One who seeks earnestly, as for advancement, honors, place.
assailable
to attack somebody vigorously with words or actions
assert
state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
assess
To determine the amount of (a tax or other sum to be paid).
astute
Keen in discernment.
audible
Loud enough to be heard.
authentic
Of undisputed origin.
banal
Commonplace.
barrage
artificial obstacle built across a river
belligerent
Manifesting a warlike spirit.
benevolence
Any act of kindness or well-doing.
benign
Good and kind of heart.
bewilder
To confuse the perceptions or judgment of.
biased
unable or unwilling to form a fair or objective opinion about somebody or something
brash
hasty rush cheeky saucy
brig
a building or part of a building that is used as a prison in a U.S. military installation
browbeat
To overwhelm, or attempt to do so, by stern, haughty, or rude address or manner.
burly
strong and with a broad sturdy frame
cacophony
A disagreeable, harsh, or discordant sound or combination of sounds or tones.
candor
The quality of frankness or outspokenness.
capricious
whimsical, fickle, changeable
cautious
having or showing care, thoughtfulness, restraint, and lack of haste