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tentative
temporary; uncertain
fastidious
meticulous; demanding; finicky
surreptitious
sneaky, secret
zealous
enthusuastically devoted to something, fervent
obtuse
insentsitive; blockheaded
visionary
a dreamer, someone with impractical goals or ideas about the future
stagnation
montionlessness; inactivity
maudlin
silly and over sentimental
recession
going back or receding, withdrawal
magnanimous
noble in mind, rising about pettiness, forgiving, unresentful
ambiguous
unclear in meaning; confusing, capable of being interpretedin different ways
ruminate
to contemplate; to ponder; to mull over
castigate
to criticize severely
protagonist
the leading character in a novel; a leader or chamion
tout
to praise highly; to brag publicly about
regorge
to throw up or to throw back
conducive
promoting
patronize
to treat as an inferior; to consider to
pertinent
having some connectionwit the matter at hand, relevant, to the point
extrovert
an open, outgoing person whose attention is facused on others rather than on himself or herself
gregarious
sociable; enjoying the comany of others
benign
gentle, not hurtful; kind; mild
noxious
harmful; offensive
utopia
any idealized place, state(a perfect state), situation of perfection
parsimonious
stingy
affable
easy to talk to; friendly