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adroit
ADJ having or showing, cleverness, or resourcefulness in handling difficult situations.
brevity
N the quality of BEING BRIEF in time; shortness
decorum
N. DIGNIFIED and DECENT; correct behavior
err
V to make amistake or be incorrect
hinder
V be an obsticle to...
larceny
N the act of taking something from someone UNLAWFULLY
largess
ADJ extremely LIBERAL generosity of spirit
obsession
N an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone.
ponderous
ADJ labored and dull
pontificate
V to speak with an arrogant, demeaning authority
retention
N the power of RETAINING AND RECALLING past experience
reticent
ADJ RELUCTANT to draw attention to yourself
timorous
ADJ easily frightened; fearful;TIMID;cowardly
tirade
N A long angry or violent speech; a DIATRIBE
obsolete
ADJ OLD;no longer in use or valid or fashionable