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adroit
skillful and adept under pressing conditions
bucolic
of or characteristic of shepherds and flocks;pastoral
cognizant
fully informed;conscious
dissident
disagreeing, as in opinion or belief
dogmatic
characterized by an authoriatative arrogant assertion of unproved or unproveable principles
ebullient
overflowing with excitement, enthusiasm, or exuberance
euphemism
the substitution of an inoffensive term for one considered offensively explicit
existentialism
a body of ethical thought, current in the 19th and 20th centuries about the uniqueness and isolation of individual experience
facile
done or achieved with little effor/easy
endemic
prevalent in or peculiar to a particular locality or people
inculcate
fix in the mind, as by insisten ugrging(repetition)
insidious
sly, treacherous, tricky. intention to cause pain
kinetic
of motion
lascivious
showing or exciting lust
litigious
given to or characterized by litigation, argumentative excessive (legal action)
maladroit
clumsy, lack of dexterity
messianic
of or pertaining to a messiah, belonging to an inspirtational leader
nihilism
a doctrine that nothing exists, is knowable, or can be communicated
obdurate
stubborn, unyielding;inflexible
obsequious
servile, humbly submissive, fawning
pacifist
opposer to all war
panacea
a remedy for all disease or solution for all problems or difficulties
paucity
smallness of quantity; scarcity;scantiness
pernicious
casuing insidious harm or ruinl;injurious, hurtful, fatal
phlegmatic
not easily excited to action or display emotion;apathetic, calm
plethora
overabundance;excess
recalcitrant
resisting authority or control;not obedient or compliant
salacious
lustful or lecherous
sycophant
self-seeking, servile flatter;fawning parasite
vacuous
without contents;empty, lacking in ideas or intelligence