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overblown - inflated; exaggerated
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
gusty - windy
deleterious - harmful