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::: herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
::: listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
::: abeyance - suspended action
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
::: despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection