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pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis