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discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract