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placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
motto - brief statement used to express a principle