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cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
wastrel - waster; profligate
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
unintimating - unfrightening
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill