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::: selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
::: maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
::: miserly - stingy; mean
::: convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
::: bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
::: waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
::: grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
::: fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness