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Canny
shrewd and careful; watchful of one's own interests
Intrepid
feeling or showing no fear; brave; courageous
lucrative
producing wealth or profit
mentor
a wise and loyal friend and adviser
scanty
not enough or just barely enough; small in size or amount
zest
great enjoyment of; excitment
allege
to state as a fact but without offering proof
lurk
to prowl or lie hidden, as though about to attack
menagerie
a collection of animals kept in cages for showing to the public
naive
inexperienced; ready to accept without analyzing
pander
to give or promise what is wanted in order to please someone
plausible
seeming to be true but not necessarily so
preposterous
too absurd to be believed; ridiculous
scrupulous
marked by close attention to the smallest detail

aciting in a correct and honest manner
conjure
to call forth by magic, or as if by magic
homage
honor or respect shown publicly
impromptu
unplanned

without preparation
lush
marked by richness of growth, especially of vegetation
pretentious
drawing undeserved or inappropriate attention to oneself; showy
prowess
great skill or ability
rustic
of or relation to country life or people

lacking elegance or polish

a country person, especially one thought of as simple or crude
subtle
so slight as to be not easily seen or understood

able to understand fine shades of meaning
vocation
a person's employment; occupation
mottled
marked with different patches or blotches
murky
dark; gloomy
dissuade
to prevent or discourage someone from going something
flabbergast
to surprise so greatly that one is speechless; to amaze
procure
to get by making an effort; to obtain
repudiate
to refuse to support; to reject
trifling
of little value, importance, or meaning
acclaim
to praise strongly or applaude loudly

strong praise or loud applause; approval
spurn
to refuse in a scornful way
staunch
faithful; true; strong
grueling
tiring; exhausting
robust
strong and vigorous
apathy
a lack of interest or concern
delude
to mislead; to decieve
derelict
dilapidated and abandoned

lacking a sense of duty; neglectful
detriment
damage or harm

anything that causes harm
foster
to promote the growth of; to encourage

giving or receiving care in a family that is not related by birth or adoption