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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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