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simplistic - oversimplified
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
entity - real being
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling