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::: reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
::: nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
::: parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
::: apprehensive - fearful; discerning