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austere
rigorous, stern, severly simple
avid
eager, greedy
capricious
subject to whimx, changeable
competent
capable, skillful, well qualified
diffident
shy, timid, unassertive
diminutive
undersized, small
formidable
hard to overcome, causing fear or dread
inexorable
unyielding, unrelenting
inscrutable
mysterious, unfathomable, beyond comprehension
inveterate
habitual, deeply established
lugubrious
mournful, doleful, dismal
melancholy
gloomy, brooding, sadly thoughtful
meticulous
scrupulous about details
munificent
very generous, lavish
opportune
timely, advantageous, seasonable
plebeian
common, ordinary, low-class
precipitous
very steep
precocious
ahead in development (esp. mental); exhibiting exceptionally mature qualities
pugnacious
quarrelsome, inclined to fight
querulous
fretful, complaining