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::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
::: antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: detonation - explosion
::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: humility - humbleness of spirit
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man