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impetuous
adj. impulsive; extremely impatient
incantation
n. a chant; the repetition of statements or phrases in a way reminiscent of a chant
indigent
adj. poor
infinitesimal
adj. very, very, very small; infinitely small
insinuate
v. to hint; to creep in
introspective
adj. tending to think about oneself; examinin one's feelings
juxtapose
v. to place side by side
labrynth
n. a maze; something like a maze
litigate
v. to try in court; to engage in legal proceedings
magnanimous
adj. forgiving; unresentful; noble in spirit; generous
maverick
n. a nonconformist; a rebel
milieu
n. environment; surroundings
nebulous
adj. vague; hazy; indisinct
obfuscate
v. to darken; to confuse; to make confusing
painstaking
adj. extremely careful; taking pains
paternal
adj. fatherly; father like
perennial
adj. continual; happening again and again or year after year
petulant
adj. rude; cranky; ill-tempered
polemic
n. a powerful argument often made to attack or refute a controversial issue
precursor
n. forerunner; something that goes before and anticipates or paves the way for whatever it is that follows
prodigy
n. an extremely talented child; an extraordinary accomplishment or occurance
propensity
n. a natural inclination nor tendency; a predilection