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Abstemious
restraining in food or drink
Ennui
boredom
Nefarious
wicked in the extreme; atrociously villainous
Maudlin
tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental
Recalcitrant
defiant or disobedient
Gnostic
pertaining to knowledge
Sagacity
quickness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment; soundness of judgment; shrewdness
Lugubrious
shows sorrow
Prescient
Knowing or anticipating the outcome of events before they happen.
Nettle
To irritate, annoy, or provoke.
Chary
cautious or careful; wary.

shy; timid.

fastidious; choosy.

sparing (often fol. by of)
Gamely
in a game or plucky manner.
bloviate
\BLOH-vee-ayt\, intransitive verb:
To speak or write at length in a pompous or boastful manner.
plenary
full; complete
recondite
difficult to understand.
ineffable
incapable of being expressed.
renascent
rising again into being; showing renewed vigor.
comity
a state of mutual harmony, friendship, and respect.
susurration
a whispering; a soft murmur
irrefragable
impossible to refute.
epigone
an inferior imitator.
consanguineous
related by blood; descended from the same ancestor.