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::: centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
::: callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
::: responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
::: officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
::: placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
::: ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
::: eerie - weird; causing fear because strange