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Canny
Shrewd and careful; watchful of ones own interest
Intrepid
feeling or showing no fear; brave; courageous
Lucrative
producing wealth or profit
Mentor
A wise and loyal friend and advise
Scanty
Not enough or just barely enough; small in size or amount
zest
Great enjoyment of; excitement
allege
to state as a fact but without offering proof
lurk
to prowl or lie hidden; as though about to atttack
Menagerie
A collection of animals kept in cages for showing in public
Naive
1.Inexperienced; ready to accept without annalyzing
2. simple in a childlike way; innocent
Pander
To give or promise what is wanted in order to please someone
Plausible
Seeming to be true but not nessasarily so
Preposterous
Too absurd to be beleived; ridiculous
scrupulous
1.Marked by close attention to the smallest detail
2. Acting in a correct and honest manner
Conjure
1.To call forth by majic, or as if by magic
2.to bring mind; to recall or evoke
Homage
honor or respect shown publicly
Impromptu
unplanned
without preparation
lush
marked by richness of growth, especially vegetation
pretentious
drawing undeserved or innapropriate attention to oneself; showy
prowess
great skill or ability
rustic
1.of or relating to country life or people
2.lacking elegance or polish
3. a country person especiaially one though of as a simple cat
subtle
1.so slight as to be not easily seen or understood
2. able to understand and fine shades of meaning
vocation
a persons employment; occupation
mottled
marked with different colored patches or blotches
murky
dark; gloomy
dissuade
to prevent or discourage someone from doing something
flabbergast
to suprise 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
1.to praise strongly or applaud loudly
2.strong praise or loud applause; approval
spurn
to refuse in a scornful way
staunch
faithful; true; stong
grueling
tiring; exhausting
robust
strong and vigorous
apathy
a lack of interest or concern
delude
to mislead; to deceive
derelict
1.dilapidated and abandoned
2.lacking sense of duty; negligence
3. a poor homeless person
detriment
1. damage or harm
2.anything that causes harm
foster
1. to promote the growth of; to encourage
2.giving or receiving care in a family that is not related by birth or adoptions