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Contemporary

Current, modern: from the same time




Example: The house looked very nice and contemporary.

Maverick

One who resists adherence to a group




Example: The government continued to act like a maverick and ignored the situation.

Stoic

Indifferent to pleasure or pain; impassive




Example: His features were stoic.

Esoteric

Known only to a select group




Example: He was avoiding the sense of making something too esoteric.

Plausible

Seemingly valid or acceptable, credible




Example: Give me a plausible scenario.

Transitory

Short-lived; temporary




Example: The hair dye is transitory.

Prosaic

Unimaginative; dull; ordinary




Example: That book title was prosaic.



Innovative

Introducing something new




Example: That commercial was very innovative

Dubious

Doubtful; of unlikely authenticity




Example: I am a very dubious person!

Objectivity

Judgement uninfluenced by emotion




Example: The article attempted objectivity.