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parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
disinclination - unwillingness
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
humility - humbleness of spirit