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responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
baroque - highly ornate
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
humility - humbleness of spirit
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted