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Hubris

(n): Overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance

Idiosyncratic

(adj): A structural or behavioral characteristic peculiar to an individual or group

Lampoon

(n): A written attack ridiculing a person, group, or institution; A light, good-humored satire

Leery

(adj): Suspicious or distrustful; wary

Pensive

(adj): Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful; Suggestive or expressive of thoughtfulness

Precipitous

(adj): Dangerously high or steep

Rapt

(adj): Deeply absorbed; engrossed; Deeply moved or delighted; enraptured

Recalcitrant

(adj): Marked by stubborn resistance to and defiance of authority or guidance

Scrupulous

(adj): Conscientious and exact; painstaking; being attentive to detail

Taciturn

(adj): Habitually untalkative; saying little

Volition

(n): The act or an instance of making a conscious choice or decision; The power or faculty of choosing; the will

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