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fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)