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chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
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
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
feign - pretend