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provident
Thrifty, economical, saving or providing for future needs
Impute
To charge or attribute, especially with a fault or misconduct, lay the responisibility or blame up, ascribe, assign
Astute
Shrewd, clever, perceptive, discerning, acute, keenly aware, quick-witted
Neophyte
A beginner, novice, amateur, tyro; specifically, a new member of or covert to a religion
Enigma
A mystery, puzzle, riddle; perplexing problem; something or someone hard to understand or explain; anything baffling, inexplicable, or inscrutable
Credence
Belief, acceptance, especial belief in a published report, or acceptance of another's opinion or testimony
Venerate
To respect deeply, revere, regard with awe and adoration
Garrulous
talkative, especially in a rambling, annoying, pointless, or long-winded way
Trenchant
keen, penetrating, vigorously effective, sharp and to the point
autonomous
independent, self-governing, not under the control of something or someone else
acquiesce
to agree without protest, accept without argument or resistance, give in quietly
pontificate
to speak in a pompous, overbearing way; make pretentious or categorical statements; express one's opinion as though it were an official, authoritative decree
deleterious
harmful, destructive, injurious, detrimental; especially, harmful to health or well-being
ambivalent
uncertain, indecisive; having conflicting feelings or desires; simultaneously drawn in opposite directions; attracted to and repulsed by something at the same time
pensive
thoughtful, absorbed in thought, especially in a deep, dreamy, or melancholy way
Impromptu
made up or done on the spot of the moment, uttered or performed without preparation, improvised for the occasion
Conjecture
to guess; especially, to make an educated guess; to form an opinion or make a judgment based on insufficient evidence
surreptitious
stealthy; characterized by secretcy and caution; done, make, obtained, or enjoyed in a secret and often sly or shifty manner, so as to avoid notice
exemplary
worthy of imitation, praiseworthy, commendable, serving as a model of excellence, appropriateness or correctness
impeccable
1. perfect, flawless; free from faults of imperfections
2. unable to do wrong, incapable of sin