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Sangfroid
N: Marked by coolness during hard times

Adj: poise, self-assurance, equanimity

Sang *Froid
Inadvertent
Adj: resulting from a lack of attention or accidental

Synonyms: accidental, or unintentional

In ad *vert ent
Seditious
Adj: Resisting to lawful authority, or having a purpose to overthrow the gov.

Synonyms: rebellious, mutinous, or subversive

Se *di tious
Tenuous
Adj: Thin or slender, lacking sharpness or importance, poorly supported

Synonyms: Slender, flimsy, unsubstantial, vague, hazy

*Ten u ous
Peculate
V: To steal something that has been given into one's trust, to take improperly for one's own use.

Synonyms: To embezzle or defraud

*Pec u late
Expedite
V:To speed up, make easy, or cause to progress faster


Synonyms: To accelerate, Speed up, or facilitate

*Ex pe dite
Expiate
V: To give satisfication


Synonyms: Atone , make amends(improvements) for

*Ex pi ate
Enjoin
V: To command or prohibit

Synonyms:TO bid, charge, command or adjure

En *Join
Commiserate
V: TO feel sorry for

Synonyms: Sympathize, Empathize, or have pity for

Com *mis er ate
Acculturation
N: The Adoption of social groups or cultures


Ac *cult ur ra tion
Circuitous
Adj: Not direct or roundabout

Synonyms: Indirect, meandering

Cir *cu i tous
Ferment
N: a state of excitement or agitation

V: To be in or work into a state, to produce alcohol by chemical action

*Fer ment
Vitriolic
Adj.: Bitter or sarcastic

Synonyms: acerbic, mordant, caustic, withering

Vit ri *ol ic
Wheedle
V: To suck up or flatter someone

Synonyms: sweet-talk, soft-soap, inveigle, to cajole

*Whee dle
Proclivity
N: A natural trend

Synonyms: A natural bent, penchant, propensity

Pro *Cliv i ty
Nominal
Adj: Not real, too small to take seriously (unimportant)

Synonyms: titular, token; trifling, inconsequential

*Nom in al
Noncommittal
Adj: Not definite

Synonyms: playing it safe, playing it close to the vest

Non com *mit tal
Abominate
V: To have an intense dislike or hatred for

Synonyms: To loathe, abhor, despise, or detest

A *bom in ate
Ascribe
V: To assign or refer to
as a source

Synonyms:To impute, attribute, credit

A *scribe
Adventitious
Adj.: accidental or incidental, Arising sporadically from the usual

Synonyms: Extrinsic, incidental, fortuitous

Ad ven *ti tious