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surreptitious
quiet caution, secrecy; hidden aims
supercilious
showing arrogance, seeming superior to the views of others
equivocal
capable of being interpreted in more than one way;purposely vague
equivocate
mislead, hedge, decieve, be deliberately vague
frugal
economical, thrifty, not wasteful
frustrate
to block;to prevent from attaining an objective
imply
to suggest or hint
impugn
to call or question
impetuous
acting or done suddenly , with little thought, rash, impulsive
implement
v. to put into effect; to fufill
n. a tool or utensil
abscond
to run away usually taking something not yours
absolve
to free from guilt or blame
access
the right or way to enter
accord
n. an agreement
v. to make agree
accost
to approach and greet intrusively
acknowlege
to recongnize as true or to confess
acquire
to gain something
acquisition
that which is gained
acute
severe and sharp as in pain
adjudicate
to hear and decide a case in court
admirable
inspiring praise;excellent
adorn
to ornament or add beauty to
adulate
to praise highly
adulation
high praise
adversity
being in a state of misfortune; something we are up against
aesthetic
pertaining to art or beauty
affront
n. an open or public insult
v. to confront defiantly
agile
able to move quickly and easily
alacrity
eagerness or readiness to move quickly
alienate
to put off or estrange
ambiguous
having more than one possible meaning; vague
ambivalent
having conflicted feelings about something
amicable
friendly
animate
to bring to life or energize
apathetic
feeling emotionless;without care
apalling
creating shock, horror, dismay
ascribe
to credit or blame something on a specific cause, event, or person
assert
to declare, affirm, to state positively
assiduous
done with great care and attention to detail
astute
clever, shrew, smart