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prognosticator
forecastor, predictor, soothsayer, someone who makes predictions for the future
timorous
fearful, timid
outmoded
make unfashionable, outdated, or obsolete
concilator
make peace, pacifier, reconciler
proponent
advocate, a perwon who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
ferocity
being wild or turbulent
witty
clever
buttress
a support usually of stone/brick make stronger or defensible
derision
ridicule, the act of deriding or treating with contempt
compunction
remorse, self reproach, a feeling of deep regret
modicum
a small or moderate amount
deprecating
express strong disapproval of, deplore, hate
icon
a graphic symbol, picture image
assiduous
marked by careful and persistent effort, hardworking
pretext
something serving to conceal plans or guise
Constrained
restrain, encumber, constrain stiffen, tighten
delusion
an erroneous belief that is held in the face of the contrary
innovator
pioneer, trailblazer, groundbreaker, someone who helps to open a new line or reserach/technology
resilience
an occurence of rebounding or springing back
cunning
shrewdness in deception
rescind
revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeat, overturn
strategist
an expert in strategy
pragmatic
practicial
renounce
abdicate, give up
requisition
make a formal request for official services
bombastic
making pompous, inflated speeches
Constrained
restrain, encumber, constrain stiffen, tighten
delusion
an erroneous belief that is held in the face of the contrary
innovator
pioneer, trailblazer, groundbreaker, someone who helps to open a new line or reserach/technology
resilience
an occurence of rebounding or springing back
cunning
shrewdness in deception
rescind
revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeat, overturn
strategist
an expert in strategy
pragmatic
practicial
renounce
abdicate, give up
requisition
make a formal request for official services
bombastic
making pompous, inflated speeches