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Vague. Not clearly stated or expressed; lacking definite shape, form, or character Adjective Hazy, obscure, indistinct, ambiguous. Falter. To hesitate in action, purpose, or intent Verb Stumble, hesitate. Agitated. Having been severely excited or disturbed; deeply unsettled Adjective

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Vague
Vague

Not clearly stated or expressed; lacking definite shape, form, or character

Adjective

Hazy, obscure, indistinct, ambiguous


Falter
Falter

To hesitate in action, purpose, or intent

Verb

Stumble, hesitate


Agitated
Agitated

Having been severely excited or disturbed; deeply unsettled

Adjective

Seething, frantic, hysterical


Erratic

erratic

Having no fixed course

Wandering, subject to change

Unpredictable

Adjective


Defiance
defiance

Intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude

Resistance or rebelliousness

Obstreperousness

noun


Indictment
Indictment

An accusation of wrong-doing or a formal complaint accusing a person of a crime filed in court

noun


Neurotic
Neurotic

A person suffering from an emotional disorder

Sick person

Adjective or noun


Sullen
Sullen

Showing a brooding ill-humor

Darkened by clouds

Dour, glowering

Adjective


Assimilation
Assimilation

The social process of absorbing one cultural group into another

When people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a national “family”

Acculturation, absorption

Noun


Acutely
acutely

Experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course

Knifelike, critical

adverb


Incredulity
Incredulity

Doubt about the truth of something

Disbelief, skepticism

noun


Insinuate
Insinuate

Introduce or insert oneself in a subtle manner

To give the impression of understanding

Intimate, introduce

verb


Beseech
Beseech

Ask for, request earnestly

Press, entreat

Verb

(beseechingly: in an imploring manner, pleadingly: adverb)


Ominous
Ominous

Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; Presaging ill fortune

Threatening, sinister

Adjective


Deferred
Deferred

To put off an action or event to a later time.

postpone, delay

Verb (past tense)


Contradiction
Contradiction

A combination of statements, ideas, or features of a situation that are opposed to one another.

disagreement, inconsistency, mismatch

Noun


Diminish
Diminish

To make or become less

decrease, lessen, decline, fade

Verb


Vindicate
Vindicate

Clear of blame

Show or prove to be right, or justified

Absolve, acquit, exonerate

Verb


Graft
Graft

The acquisition of money, gain or advantage (particularly political advantage) by dishonest or illegal means

Bribe, blackmail, corruption

noun


Wrought
Wrought

Worked, produced or shaped by beating with a hammer, as iron or silver

Made, fashioned, created

verb


Bastion
Bastion

A projected, fortified portion of a rampart; anything seen as protecting or preserving some quality or condition

Fortification, mainstay, bulwark

noun


Undaunted
Undaunted

Undismayed, not discouraged, not giving way to fear

Audacious, courageous, fearless

adjective


Revelation
Revelation

Something revealed or disclosed, especially something striking

Disclosure, announcement, exposition, manifestation

noun


Scrutinize
scrutinize

To examine in great detail

Examine, pore over, probe, dissect

verb


Facetious
facetious

Not meant to be taken seriously or literally; humorous

Amusing, clever, comic, droll, frivolous, jocular, ludicrous

adjective


Tentative
Tentative

Not definite or positive, unsure, uncertain;

temporary or test

Hesitant, provisional, speculative, testing, temporary

adjective


Exasperate
Exasperate

To irritate or provoke to a high degree, to annoy accutely

Agitate, aggravate, anger, annoy, excite, gall, rankle

verb


Plaintively
Plaintively

As expressing sorrow or melancholy

Mournfully, sadly

Adverb


Strident
Strident

Making or having a sharp sound;

Having a shrill or irritating character

Harsh, shrill, discordant, screeching, squeaky

adjective


Nonplussed
Nonplussed

Utterly perplexed

Confused, perplexed, at a loss, baffled

adjective


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