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perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
simulate - feign; imitate
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous