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homogeneous
consisting of similar parts, unvarying, uniform
heterogeneous
consisting of different parts, assorted, diverse
acumen
mental keenness, insight, perception
abandon
wildness, recklessness, incontinence
ineffable
too sacred or profound to be spoken of, inexpressible, indescribable
mercenary
n. a soldier who fights solely for money

adj. greedy, money-grubbing, avaricious
caricature
an exaggerated portrait (usually with a satirical purpose)
propensity
a tendency, an inclination, a preference
proclivity
an inclination, a propensity
predilection
an inclination, a proclivity
aversion
dislike, hatred, antagonism
tepid
lukewarm, unexciting, bland
penury
poverty, destitution, indigence
misapprehension
an incorrect interpretation or understanding
irreproachable
prefect, blameless, flawless, beyond reproach
lax
careless, indifferent, negligent
innocuous
harmless, inoffensive, unnoticeable
impromptu
unrehearsed, without preparation, extemoporaneous
subpoena
a summons requiring one's appearance in court
tome
a large book or volume
scale
to climb (like a mountain)
tenacious
boldly determined, persistent
torpor
inactivity, sluggishness, lassitude
obese
fat, corpulent, portly