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pious
respect for religion; showing great respect and devotion to religion
taciturn
quiet, reserved
condescend
to speak down to someone or treat them as less than or lower
illicit
forbidden by laws, rules, or custom; illegal
onslaught
overwhelming amount
speculation
a conclusion reached without certain evidence; a financial investment made without conclusive evidence
erratic
inconsistent or irregular
persevere
to press on despite obstacles; to continue
auspicious
conducive to success, favorable
fruitless
yielding or resulting in no success or profit
arbitrate
to judge or decide (as in settling an argument)
aloof
distant physically or emotionally
morbid
gruesome or grisly; preoccupation with unpleasant thoughts or feelings (a morbid fascination)